Adobe Global Study Reveals Future Job Skills Gap

Making Spark Premium available to all schools and universities at no cost.
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Adobe released a global research study today at Bett that highlights the importance of teaching creative problem solving skills in the age of automation.Adobe also announced exciting new education offerings to help improve accessibility, starting in April 2018, including:

  1. Making Spark Premium available to all schools and universities at no cost.
  2. Granting access to Creative Cloud to students under the age of 13, consistent with U.S. children’s privacy regulations.
  3. New School I.D. integration, which will enable students to use their school identification to log into Creative Cloud apps at school or at home. 

Key findings from the report include:

  • 97% of educators feel creative problem solving is important for students to learn
  • 74% of educators and 76% of policymakers and influencers believe professions that require creative problem solving are less likely to be impacted by automation in the future
  • 86% of educators say students who excel at creative problem solving will have higher-earning job opportunities in the future
  • 69% educators agree that there is not enough emphasis on creative problem solving in today’s curricula
  • 80% of educators and 67% of policymakers believe that creative problem solving should be integrated across all courses

To see the full study and an infographic, visit the Adobe Education microsite and the Adobe Blog

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