Global judgements and ideas.
This Wednesday I will talk about the role of technology in work and education.
In education, questions and insights have tended to circle around issues relating to:
I will talk mostly about how digitalization poses risks within the newly digitalized worlds of work. The integration of technology, machines, artificial intelligence and threat of automation are all likely to impact not only what skills people are expected to demonstrate in the workplace but also the likelihood of there being any jobs, at all. How can people prepare for the future of digitalized work? I warn about the risks we face and look at some already existing ways to mitigate the worst impacts.
University of Derby, Enterprise Centre, Bridge Street, Derby, DE1 3LD
Imagining new perspectives on work – the role of career development in shaping futures.
In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS), we are hosting an international conference.
The conference title is “Imagining new perspectives on work – the role of career development in shaping futures.” The event aims to examine how the concept of work might develop and evolve over the next decade and in conjunction with this how the role of career development practitioners might need to adapt to continue supporting individuals in the future.
Keynote speakers include:
The conference will focus on key themes shaping the concept of career and the way in which career guidance is theorised and practiced. Themes are likely to include globalisation, social change and technology.
A draft copy of the conference programme can be found here.
Details of the two days workshops can be accessed via the following links: