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Future of Work – The ILO’s Centenary Global Tour

ILO Director-General Guy Ryder shared his vision of the future of work, at an event at the Graduate Institute, Geneva – part of the ILO’s 24-hour Centenary Global Tour.

The Future of Work in Canada – Trends with the potential to impact

What does the future hold for employment in Canada? Using strategic foresight research methods, this report explores a broad range of trends with the potential to impact Canada’s labour market. TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE 1. AI EVERYTHING: AI may impact and potentially disrupt every industry. 2. VR + AR EXPERIENCES: Virtual and Augmented Reality may transform the … Continue reading

Future of Work, Workforce Development and Community Colleges – They must continue to remain responsive to the unfolding needs of their communities

Postsecondary workforce development is one of the major innovations of the modern community college. In a workforce approach, curriculum is driven by the needs of local industry, course delivery systems are sufficiently flexible to meet the diverse needs of students and industry, and students experience a mixture of work-based and classroom learning. These features combine … Continue reading

Future of Work and VET in Australia – Needs to be a significant upgrade toward a modern, applied and fast-paced alternative to classroom-based learning

On 28 November 2018, the Prime Minister announced an independent review of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector to examine ways to deliver skilled workers for a stronger economy. The review was led by the Honourable Steven Joyce, a former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment. Mr Joyce delivered the final … Continue reading

Future of Work in Australia – A literature review

The impact of globalisation is expected to increase as digital technologies increasingly enable the movement of labour virtually (Baldwin, 2018). We are seeing teleworking becoming mainstream, the rise of the ‘digital nomad’ where a person can work from anywhere in the world, and contingent employment models (Roos and Shroff, 2017). These changes will influence where … Continue reading

The Future of Work – Artificial Intelligence (AI) impacts on learning, teaching, and education

At the November 2017 Gothenburg Summit, the Commission presented the Communication ‘Strengthening European Identity through Education and Culture’, that set out a vision for a European Education Area and announced a dedicated Digital Education Action Plan, which aims to foster digital skills and competences for all citizens. The Action Plan focuses on implementation and the … Continue reading

Future of work and STEM – A summary of technology disruptors and skills needed

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  Shaping the future of STEM skills

Future of Work and Skills System for Scotland and Northern Ireland – A focus on young people alone will not be enough

This report marks the third in a series of three reports looking at what a 21st century skills system should look like, in a comparative study across Northern Ireland and Scotland. PRIORITIES FOR THE SKILLS SYSTEMS IN NORTHERN IRELAND AND SCOTLAND Disruption will be significant over the coming years – the skills system needs to … Continue reading

Future of Work – The costs of reskilling and upskilling for occupational transitions

This work contributes to the “Jobs and Skills” module of the Going Digital horizontal project and to the Skills Outlook 2019 on Skills and Digitalisation. It results from the cooperation between the Directorate for Education and Skills (EDU) and the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). It proposes an experimental methodology and first time … Continue reading

The Future of Work and Creative Skills In Australia – Grew at around double the rate of other occupations between 2011 and 2016

New technologies are having, and will continue to have, a pervasive effect on the future of work. As a consequence, employment in digital-intensive industries has more than doubled over the past 30 years. However, the effects are broader than just these industries. The majority of employment growth over that period has been in occupations that … Continue reading

The Future of Work – Only 29% of HR leaders strongly agree that their business executives prioritize human capital risks

In this year’s study, 73% of executives predict significant industry disruption in the next three years — up from 26% in 2018. This sharp shift in perception about the future business environment applies across geographies and industries, although it is most pronounced in the Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, and Energy sectors (Figure 1). More than … Continue reading

The Future of Work According to the European Youth Forum – 5 solutions

The world of work is changing, shaped by four global megatrends: globalisation, climate change, demographic changes, and technological advancements. Each megatrend brings its own unique challenges for young people and the future of work, as well as some opportunities. With the potential of these megatrends to shape the type of work that is required, the type … Continue reading

The Future of Work – Fostering the benefits of new technologies requires good measures of their impact

The new technologies hold promises but also significant challenges. Advances in digitalization, artificial intelligence, and automation promise to raise productivity and growth, but they are also bound to reshape the economy and the way we work, with the potential to increase inequality. Given the dimension of the possible changes, it will take a comprehensive and … Continue reading

The Future of Work – A human-centred agenda needed ILO says

The ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work  has called on governments to commit to a set of measures in order to address the challenges caused by unprecedented transformational change in the world of work. Co-chaired by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, the commission outlines a vision for a … Continue reading

The Future of Work – President Obama’s top economic adviser on policies

Jason Furman, president Obama’s top economic adviser explains which policies could help workers succeed in an era of globalization and automation. McKinsey: What can be done to alleviate the downsides of globalization? Jason Furman: The most important thing we can do is to equip people to succeed in a world with globalization, a world with artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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