#STEM2pt0 STEM 2.0— Capability Platform 3 Digital Fluency @musafirbala Balaji Ganapathy Head – Workforce Effectiveness Tata Consultancy Services Co-Chair – STEM Innovation Task Force SITF has delivered on a BIG INNOVATION #STEM2pt0 to help solve the STEM shortfall: The STEM 2.0 Movement #STEM2pt0 #STEMJobs STEM Education can get you one of 8 million jobs by 2018. 80% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM skills. #STEM2pt0 #ITisDigital 71% of STEM Jobs are in Computing. CS majors earn a much higher starting salary, and continue to earn more throughout their career. #STEM2pt0 TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING #CSEd2C Computer Science can unlock a wide variety of careers across all industries & sectors. RETAIL CS ++many more ENERGY FINANCIAL SERVICES FOOD & AG. #STEM2pt0 How has the Digital Fluency CP evolved so far? Frame the challenge for Digital Fluency Q22013 Validate challenge through primary research Q2 2013 Create microsite to host research, articles, and recommendations Commission agency to produce white papers with policy recommendations December 2013 December 2013 Utilize STEMconnector communications channels to spread messaging and gain traction Define blueprint and roadmap for continued work on Digital Fluency Oct-Dec 2013 Identify and engage subject-matter experts Q3 2013 Convene expert roundtable and brainstorm solutions September 2013 Q1 2014 & beyond Output= recommendations and solutions to help solve for the STEM shortfall #STEM2pt0 How has the Digital Fluency CP evolved so far? Focus: ‘Identifying scalable, replicable solutions for CS Education’ Create microsite to host research, articles, and recommendations Q1 2014 October 2014 Validate challenge through primary research White paper highlighting state and local solutions Q1 2013 October 2014 Identify and engage subjectmatter experts Convene expert roundtable and brainstorm solutions Q2 2013 May 2014 Utilize STEMconnector® communications channels to spread messaging and gain traction Oct-Dec 2014 Define blueprint and roadmap for continued work on Digital Fluency Q1 2015 & beyond Output= recommendations and solutions to help solve for the STEM shortfall #STEM2pt0 Round Table 1 Round Table 2 Round Table 3 CS Education & Careers in the U.S.: Assessing Progress & Moving Forward CS Education in the U.S.: Effective Strategies at a State, City & Local Level CS Education in the U.S.: Model Programs, Schools, Teachers, Students September 6, 2013 May 16, 2014 2015 Microsite on.tcs.com/CSEd2C Microsite on.tcs.com/CSEd2C Town Hall on.tcs.com/STEM2013GplusEvent Town Hall December 10, 2014 (CSEdWeek) White Paper on.tcs.com/STEM2013PDF White Paper on.tcs.com/STEM2014PDF #STEM2pt0 Creating Digital Fluency, State by State, City by City • • • Launched during TCS NYC Marathon Leadership Forum – October 31, 2014 STEMconnector® Town hall – December 10, 2014 Social media channels to draw attention to the White Paper & Microsite #STEM2pt0 Next Steps on Digital Fluency • CSEdWeek STEMconnector® Town hall – December 10, 2014 • Global Jobs Summit, Digital Fluency Panel – January 14, 2015 • Digital Fluency Round table: Model Programs, Schools, Teachers, Students – Q2 2015 Big Idea Develop experiential learning opportunities, that provide much needed industry context by tapping into the niche of SITF member organizations.