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The Lifetime Learner

Spotlighting the industries, trends, and skills driving disruption in education, the workforce, and the people in them

Continued Success for a Lifetime

We live in an era of disruption and it's touching all countries, industries, companies, and workers. Exposure to emerging trends and skill shifts have become essential to long-term career success in the future of work. As a leader in innovative educational delivery, Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) serves as a trusted partner for working professionals in tech, business, and leadership.

The Lifetime Learner, GTPE's blog, showcases individuals and industry leaders using lifelong learning to transform their careers and inspire change in their industries. Whether you're a working professional interested in the effects of digital transformation or looking for resources to support your career journey, our blog will provided an unparalleled prospective to education innovation, industry trends, the future of work, and lifelong learning.

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Nov 08, 2019 | GTPE Communications
If you’re looking for reasons to hire a vet, it isn’t hard to find them. Service in the military demonstrates a level of commitment, comfort with responsibility, and work ethic that is difficult to... Read Article >
Nov 05, 2019 | GTPE Communications
Having served in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard for 20 years, Shawanda "Wanda" Perry knows the value of good leadership and management skills. During her military career, Perry gained... Read Article >
Working professionals sit around computer screens, college students look through virtual reality goggles, and a female online learner sits working on her laptop. All representations of the future landscape of higher education.
Education & Innovation

The Transformation-Ready Institution

Oct 23, 2019 | GTPE Communications
The higher education landscape continues to be immersed in change, with institutions navigating declines in federal and state funding, increased competition, and a shrinking, yet more diverse,... Read Article >
Oct 18, 2019 | Kelsey Harris
Creativity, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and decision-making. These are just a few of the skills that have been identified as essential for the future of work.... Read Article >
Oct 02, 2019 | Colin Stricklin
As an internationally prominent scholar specializing in the political economy of information and communication, Milton Mueller is a professor in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy and heads up... Read Article >
Sep 20, 2019 | Gordana Goudie
In today’s work environment, change is a given. Embracing it is not an option but a matter of professional survival. As disruptive technologies continue to transform jobs, workplaces, and... Read Article >