Think piece: Preparing today's children for the workplaces of tomorrow: The critical role of STEM education
International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
School of Education / Edith Cowan Institute for Education Research
Three reports released in the last few months have highlighted the rapid transformation of the workplace that will impact on the students currently within our schools (CEDA, 2015; Delotte Access Economics, 2015; PwC, 2015). Many of the jobs these students will undertake when they graduate from schools, vocational and higher education do not exist yet. These reports make for arresting reading, and require educators to reflect deeply on the competencies that will be required of our students if they are to successfully navigate the changing employment landscape and a society increasingly reliant on science and technology...