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Emerging Economies Where do we stand - and a Need for Change
Look at the Headlines    for Trends <ul><li>90% of the fastest growing jobs will require post-secondary education  </li></...
Consider 20 teenagers entering the 9 th  grade today <ul><li>6 will NOT graduate high school  </li></ul><ul><li>6 or 30% w...
 
The United States is still among the top nations in the proportion of older adults holding a college degree Adults 35-64
… but it drops to 7th in the educational attainment of young adults. Adults 25-34
The U.S. remains among the leaders in college participation % of 18-24 enrolled in college
but it ranks in the bottom half in college completion. % of students with degrees/ Certificates or completion of college
Today’s students have been raised in a TECHNOLOGY based world
 
China is Stabilizing the US  & World Economy China is the Largest buyers of US Treasury bills China owns $1 TRILLION US bo...
CHINA by numbers <ul><li>As of 2005, China had 160 cities of 1 million or more people. The USA had 9 and all of Europe had...
<ul><li>You earn in one hour what the average Chinese earns in 1 year  </li></ul><ul><li>100 new Megacities (cities with 1...
China has: <ul><li>220 Million surplus workers </li></ul><ul><li>More people that speak English as a second language than ...
The job market is changing,  and the required skills to  compete in that job market are changing.
It was completely the opposite in 1950 – with 65% of the  jobs being for unskilled, and skilled being about %15.
In 1950, about 50% of the jobs were for unskilled labor and only about 30% for skilled labor.  But in 2014, it is projecte...
Because we are becoming a  World Economy <ul><li>Our children may become the first US born citizens to seek job opportunit...
Who is at RISK?  <ul><li>Anyone with low skill levels, training, and education.  </li></ul><ul><li>People performing routi...
Thus... Entered the Career Pathways Model
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Emerging Economies

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Emerging Economies

  1. 1. Emerging Economies Where do we stand - and a Need for Change
  2. 2. Look at the Headlines for Trends <ul><li>90% of the fastest growing jobs will require post-secondary education </li></ul><ul><li>Business is spending billions per year to train new employees and remediate skill gaps </li></ul><ul><li>We have an aging workforce – 77 million baby boomers are retiring in the next 10 to 20 years. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lack of US trained scientists and engineers is a direct threat to US innovation leadership. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Consider 20 teenagers entering the 9 th grade today <ul><li>6 will NOT graduate high school </li></ul><ul><li>6 or 30% will enter the workforce directly from high school </li></ul><ul><li>8 will go to college </li></ul><ul><li>½ of the 8 will drop out of college </li></ul><ul><li>4 will graduate from college </li></ul><ul><li>2 of those will be in high skilled occupations </li></ul><ul><li>The other 2 will be underemployed. </li></ul>
  4. 5. The United States is still among the top nations in the proportion of older adults holding a college degree Adults 35-64
  5. 6. … but it drops to 7th in the educational attainment of young adults. Adults 25-34
  6. 7. The U.S. remains among the leaders in college participation % of 18-24 enrolled in college
  7. 8. but it ranks in the bottom half in college completion. % of students with degrees/ Certificates or completion of college
  8. 9. Today’s students have been raised in a TECHNOLOGY based world
  9. 11. China is Stabilizing the US & World Economy China is the Largest buyers of US Treasury bills China owns $1 TRILLION US bonds China will increase by 25% per year for next 20 years More than ½ of the population of China is under the age of 25.
  10. 12. CHINA by numbers <ul><li>As of 2005, China had 160 cities of 1 million or more people. The USA had 9 and all of Europe had only 36. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimates of numbers ranging from 90 to 300 million Chinese have migrated into coastal cities in China. </li></ul><ul><li>In China, $1.00 buys approximately what $4.70 buys in Indianapolis, Indiana. </li></ul><ul><li>China is coming up on a 30 year run in which its economy has doubled nearly 3 times over. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2005, China manufactured nearly 40% of all of the furniture sold in the US. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2003, China bought 7% of the world’s oil, 25% of the world’s aluminum and steel, 33% of world’s iron ore and coal, and 40% of the world’s cement </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>You earn in one hour what the average Chinese earns in 1 year </li></ul><ul><li>100 new Megacities (cities with 10 million plus people) will be built in China by 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>By 2020, China will be the largest consumer market, more than the US and Europe combined. </li></ul><ul><li>China is locking up billions of oil future contracts in anticipation of future demand. </li></ul>
  12. 14. China has: <ul><li>220 Million surplus workers </li></ul><ul><li>More people that speak English as a second language than the US has people </li></ul><ul><li>More people using the internet than there are people in the US </li></ul><ul><li>5 million new people monthly signing up for mobile phone services </li></ul>
  13. 15. The job market is changing, and the required skills to compete in that job market are changing.
  14. 16. It was completely the opposite in 1950 – with 65% of the jobs being for unskilled, and skilled being about %15.
  15. 17. In 1950, about 50% of the jobs were for unskilled labor and only about 30% for skilled labor. But in 2014, it is projected that unskilled labor will only account about 5% of the jobs and skilled labor nearly 75% of jobs
  16. 18. Because we are becoming a World Economy <ul><li>Our children may become the first US born citizens to seek job opportunities abroad; And they will be competing with highly skilled people at lower pay. </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s workforce in the US has been described as falling into 3 categories: </li></ul><ul><li>~25% well educated with special skills </li></ul><ul><li>~25% “Walking Dead”, need to acquire new skills to be employable. </li></ul><ul><li>~50% “Techno-Peasants” poorly educated with few career skills. </li></ul>
  17. 19. Who is at RISK? <ul><li>Anyone with low skill levels, training, and education. </li></ul><ul><li>People performing routine jobs requiring low to medium skill levels. </li></ul><ul><li>High school graduates with no further certification and training </li></ul><ul><li>Of course, high school drop-outs. </li></ul>
  18. 20. Thus... Entered the Career Pathways Model

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