What Employers Need

Currently:
Employers are struggling to fill high-paying positions. Survey after survey shows that employers are desperate for employees who can think critically, manage themselves, be organized, learn new information, and trouble-shoot problems. This situation will only get worse; according to economic forecasting, the next several years will be prosperous, but growth will be dramatically stunted by the lack of qualified candidates in the workforce. Schools simply churn out students who have only learned how to answer pre-determined questions.


The Solution:

Education that is relevant to… workplace needs.

The data listed above clearly outlines the urgent need to make education relevant to the skills employers needs in the workplace. Even on the edge of a severe economic recession, 20% of job openings remain vacant due to a lack of soft skills.
In education, “soft skills” and “study skills” are used synonymously:
The Cost of NOT Teaching Soft Skills

  • When education is relevant to the brain biology of the learner, it is effective and empowering.

     

    When education is relevant to the learners’ life experiences, it is motivating and inspiring.

     

    When education is relevant to the real-world needs of the learner, it is valuable and valued.

     

    When education is relevant to the natural talents, interests, and aptitudes of the learner, it is innovative and magical!

     

    When education is relevant, everyone benefits: students, educators, parents, and employers!

     

    The future of our children and our children’s children depends on our ability to humanize The System, to create a space where unique interests and abilities are harmoniously blended with real-world skills. Relevant Education.org was created as the central source for exploring ideas, concepts, and solutions that respect the relevance of individuals and the real-world.  To learn more about us, click here.