The Great Education Equalizer: Hands-On, Digital Career Experiences


“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question that dogged many of us when we were kids. Sometimes it was asked in elementary school, when it was preposterous for any child to have a concrete idea of what they wanted to be. Some kids said they wanted to do what their parents did or that they wanted to be a teacher, because those were their working role models. Even those with a passion for something specific – for drawing, reading fashion magazines, music or repairing things – didn’t realize that those talents could turn into careers.”

This article from US NEWs outline key statistics regarding career choice and career exploration and lays out a case for why career exploration should start as early as middle school.

Read the full article here

By Georges Hatcheu
Georges Hatcheu