65% of children entering primary schools today will work in jobs and functions that don’t currently exist. In the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, how do we know what the future will look like? The ‘Solving future skills challenges’ report from Universities UK predicts a talent deficit, not just in technological skills but also… Read more » about How do universities prepare graduates for jobs that don’t even exist?
Juniper Research, founded in 2001, provide research, forecasting and consultancy in technology markets to a worldwide client base. As part of their role as specialists in identifying disruption and change in the digital market, they have revealed the top ten tech trends that will impact the digital market in 2019. In reverse order: 10. Chatbots… Read more » about Top 10 Tech Trends for 2019
A bumper policy update for you packed full of political changes and arguments, and BU gets a mention in the House of Commons. Enjoy the sunny bank holiday weekend! Political News Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday. Replacing her are Penny Mordaunt and Sajid Javid. Penny Mordaunt (Secretary of State for International Development) will replace her… Read more » about HE policy update for the w/e 4th May 2018
Colleagues, the call for papers now open… We now invite you to submit a proposal under one of the following themes: Participation through Learning Technology: including how to use technology to work in partnership with learners, how to create engagement and built informed consent, critical digital literacy, accessibility and equity; Collaboration for Learning Technology: such… Read more » about ALT Annual Conference 2018: Call for Proposals
Professor John Cook of UWE gave a fascinating keynote address at the recently held CELebrate 2016 on the subject of Informal Learning in the Workplace. The address drew on a large European project on Learning Layers intended to develop technologies that support informal learning in the workplace, with particular focus on Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) within… Read more » about Informal Learning in the Workplace