We’re witnessing the beginning of a much-needed revolution in education. The demand for higher education has skyrocketed, and our system has proven insufficient to meet that demand productively — hundreds of thousands of young people have heard the news that a Bachelor’s degree is the ticket, and well-marketed capitalism has taken advantage of it, to our collective peril. Meanwhile, online education has exploded in recent years, and with a broadband connection and a few hours a day, one can learn highly marketable skills in technology, design, and entrepreneurship. So what to do?
What the new education paradigm would look like.