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LifeLong Personalized Learning to fight technological unemployment

LifeLong Personalized Learning to fight technological unemployment

Personalized Learning The term includes adaptive edtech to tailor lessons and assignments to individual students. In order to adapt education to the student’s personal learning style with a focus on the strengths and weaknesses. This thereby will give the possibility to refine individual talent and at the right level train the weak spots. In a speech to the Trade Union Congress in London, Andy Haldane that is Chief Economist at the Bank of England talked about… Continue reading

To use tech to improve teaching of critical thinking

To use tech to improve teaching of critical thinking

eLearningworld News In a report from 2015 by The Foundation for Young Australians that used data from 4.2 million online job postings in the period 2013-2015 it is shown that the demand for critical thinking skills had risen with 158% during the period. While the demand for digital literacy had increased by 212%, and creativity 65% and problem-solving skills with 26%. At the same time, other research shows that the teaching of critical thinking is… Continue reading

The Stereotypes of Millennials are an Illusion

The Stereotypes of Millennials are an Illusion

eLearningworld News from Davos eLearningworld has written several stories about the millennials and the labour market before, claiming that millennials are generally not lazy and bratty that is a part of the stereotype. Instead can they be considered as workaholics that want a job with a mission, a job that matters. According to a workplace study from 2016: “More than four in 10 (43%) of work martyrs are millennials, compared to just 29% of overall… Continue reading

Latest News: Department of Education launches beta-version of Apprenticeship Service

Transformation of Recruitment in a Digitized Age

eLearningworld News from England Employers and training providers across England are getting the chance to test out the new digital apprenticeship service provided by the government. As part of the design process, around 400 employers and 200 training providers already have tested the system. The service is built to form a digital bridge to help employers to select an apprenticeship framework or standard, choose the training provider or providers they want to deliver the training,… Continue reading

Latest News: New job-opportunities in a society with the Internet of Things

Latest News: New job-opportunities in a society with the Internet of Things

eLearningworld News from the World Internet of things is already here and makes increasingly impact on our life. At the same time as it sends more and more professions to the history book it also creates loads of new jobs. In this spirit, Mark Dorman identifies ten new professions with great future prospects in the era of the internet of things. The smart farmer, agricultural work goes from being less of protection of the countryside… Continue reading

Latest News: ICT labour market in reconstruction as the development speeds up

Latest News: ICT labour market in reconstruction as the development speeds up

eLearningworld News from Finland The government of Finland is funding ten universities with totally €1,35 million for courses to retrain people that lost their jobs or risk loosing their jobs in the ICT-sector. The flexible approach of the funding is for courses that support professionals to redirect their competence, productification of competence, international market skills and entrepreneurship for new businesses. The specific fields that are targeted are for example Game Developer, Pedagogical Teacher studies for… Continue reading

Latest News: New Research shows promising labour market for Millennials

Latest News: Edtech Startups Competing in “Shark Tank”-like Competition

eLearningworld News from the US Young adult unemployment is a big problem all over the world. In the US in July this year Millennials (18-34 years old) unemployment rate was 40% higher than the average unemployment rate (7.5% versus 5.3%). With this background the non-profit organisation Young Invincibles has analysed 400 occupations with good future prospects of professional growth. Hospitality and retail jobs was excluded because of general lack of good future prospects, while other… Continue reading

Latest News: Digital tools to bridge the gap between school and labour market

Latest News: Edtech Startups Competing in “Shark Tank”-like Competition

eLearningworld News from Denmark The Danish Ministry of Education is launching four new digital tools for pupils age 15-16 years old that suppose to form a bridge to the prospects on the labour market after school. Tool 1. My school-achievement that focus on study-skills and result. Tool 2. My strengths focus on the pupils individual abilities. Tool 3. My intro-courses Tool 4. My job-proposals that from the pupils preferences will send concrete suggestions to jobs… Continue reading

Latest News: Human skills versus Robot skills

Latest News: Improves handwriting and writing skills by teaching robots

eLearningworld News from the World “Humans are underrated” is the title of a new book by the journalist Geoff Colvin, which focus on how robots taking over jobs that traditionally has been in the hands of humans. And in which fields humans still outperform robots. The title of the book gives a clue that these fields are many and important where the answer is targeted at the nature of humans. As technology development advances not… Continue reading