The Learner Revolution: How Colleges Can Thrive in a New Skills and Competencies Marketplace

About the White Paper

Higher education is in the throes of a learner revolution that will fundamentally change the way students and institutions interact. This paper provides guidance for “intrepreneurs” who want to move their institutions toward preparing students for a more skills-based digital future and still preserve what is meaningful about traditional higher education.

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The Learner Revolution Discussion

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, we celebrated the Education Design Lab’s five year anniversary by hosting a dinner and discussion about the future of work and the demand for new postsecondary education-to-workforce solutions.

Moderated by Kathleen deLaski, Founder and President of the Education Design Lab, and featuring George Mason University President, Ángel Cabrera, and Amazon Web Services Senior Manager of Worldwide Education Programs, Ken Eisner. Discussants include Goodwill Industries International Senior Vice President of Strategy and Advancement, Wendi Copeland, Penn Foster CEO, Frank Britt, League for Innovation in the Community College President and CEO, and Lab board member, Rufus Glasper

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