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LINC 2019 Panel: Educating for Future Work

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Byron D. Clift Breland

Chancellor
San Jose – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD)

Damian Ewens

Learning Designer

Farnaz Haghseta

Managing Director
America's Job Exchange

David Soo

Chief of Staff
JFF

Portia Wu

Managing Director of U.S. Public Policy
Microsoft

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The skills required for the workforce of the future demand a rethinking of education at all levels to ensure learners have the in-demand skills, critical thinking abilities, and social/interpersonal capabilities necessary to ensure prosperity for individuals and the economies in which they live. Representatives of San Jose State Community College, Microsoft, America's Job Exchange, and more discuss how educational systems need to adapt to ensure they meet the needs of a rapidly changing work environment.

Topics: Future of Work Professional Education Real-World Contexts

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