The Future of Education '3rd Ward'

From Emergent Africa Wed Jan 23 2013, 06:00:00

Jason Goodman co-founder of 3rd Ward on the Maker economy, the neo-education and how people are equiping themselves:

Let's talk about freelance life and the changing landscape of the creative market. Have you seen big changes in recent years?

Massive massive change getting bigger every year, and we're right in the middle of it. The idea that a kid getting out of college today - 22-years-old - will get a job at IBM, work their for four decades and retire is laughable. That's a huge change. That's industrial society up until the last decade.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse

blogAfrica is's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!

Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...