D2L (suppliers of Brightspace) have produced a whitepaper on the skills of the future and how new models of learning must be embraced to meet the needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As automation rapidly consumes basic tasks in the workplace, they focus on how educational establishments must adapt to address the rising demand for soft (or ‘durable’) skills; collaboration, communication, empathy and an adaptive mindset.
It’s a future where HE institutions collaborate with employers to provide training and create opportunities for re-engagement to support lifelong learners.
You can read the full paper here
Paper published 18th January 2019