A K-12 education system that produces graduates who can think critically, solve problems, express themselves in writing and collaborate as part of a team is crucial, but it’s not enough. We are still educating for the 20th century and the pace of change is so relentless that a lot of DC residents have been left behind and many more of them will be absent major improvements in our education and job training systems. The chart below from the Institute for the Future lays out the challenges and provides a road-map for how we educate, train and prepare our workforce for the jobs of the next generation.

Click the chart for a full-sized version: Future Workforce Skills Map