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… Read more » about The Future of Skills in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution
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?
Welcome back to our “Anyone Can Teach” basic teaching ideas series. This week’s advice comes from Dr Andrew Main. He is a Learning Impact Leader with CEL and local School Governor on behalf of BU. Tip of the Day: When asked for his top teaching tip, he stressed the importance of using verbal feedback… Read more » about Anyone Can Teach Series- Part 4- Verbal Feedback.
Apologies for cross posting Dear Colleagues, I’m delighted to announce that volume 10(2) of the Journal of Information Literacy is now available at jil.lboro.ac.uk. Please find the table of contents below: a selection box of information literacy goodies for your festive enjoyment! With every good wish, Emma. Articles School libraries, political information and… Read more » about Volume 10(2) of the Journal of Information Literacy is now available at jil.lboro.ac.uk
Colleagues – this may be of interest Staff participants, Unituhack, London, Saturday 14 November The Unitu team and Jisc have collaborated to create UnituHack. It is a student & staff ed-tech event, bringing them together to form teams for one day to co-create technological innovations and solutions for specific challenges found in universities. There will… Read more » about Staff participants, Unituhack, London, Saturday 14 November (The Unitu team and Jisc )