Australia’s workforce – and, by extension, its economy – is on the brink of massive change. Digital technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, high-tech robotics and the Internet of Things are disrupting and displacing human labour at an accelerating rate.
The workers of today and tomorrow face uncertainty about job security. It is imperative that communities, educators, policy makers and employers think carefully about how to prepare workers for the new future of work and take action before it’s too late.
Individuals also need to consider how best to prepare, and parents need to consider education and career options for their children for the future.
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- How do individuals/workers best prepare for the future of work?
- Digital and technological skills are critical in this new future for Australian workers, businesses, education and training, and the wider economy.
- Businesses need to invest in employees to grow their skills, competencies and know-how so that they thrive in the digital, automated future
- Parents need to make considered decisions about education and career choices for their children given the digital transformation of the workforce.
A new national learning infrastructure needs to be developed to encourage educators adapt their teaching to this digital future
Mark McCrindle is an award-winning social researcher, best-selling author, and influential thought leader, and he is regularly commissioned to deliver strategy and advice to the boards and executive committees of some of Australia’s leading organisations.
Dr Sean Gallagher
Dr Sean Gallagher is the inaugural Director of Swinburne’s Centre for the New Workforce. Sean has extensive experience establishing and leading research and education initiatives, including as Deputy CEO of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. A strong believer in the transformative power of learning in supportive environments, he has led workforce initiatives focused on experiential learning that have prepared students for the changing global marketplace.
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