With the coronavirus and ensuing lockdown, rethinking education is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-do. Schools and universities are shuttered. Exams are canceled. Layoffs of professors and teachers will inevitably follow.
At this moment of extreme peril, educators and administrators at every scholastic level –and those responsible for training employees in the wider workforce – must urgently reassess their existing practices and protocols. They need to reimagine how to operate in a world of remote presence, social distancing and considerable economic stress.
Elements of Change for the Future of Learning (Part 1)
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In this podcast, we discuss the findings from Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work survey of top businesses and higher education institutions globally to gain insight into the changes these entities are making in their training and educational programs, and the challenges they face in preparing tomorrow’s workforce.
Roles of L&D Teams and Educators in Preparing the Future Workforce (Part 2)
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In this episode, our expert panel exchange their views on the roles Learning & Development teams and educators play in preparing a workforce for the future of work.
While businesses and higher education institutions agree on the importance of preparing workers and students to work alongside emerging digital technologies, according to our recent study, they’ve so far been slow to make that shift.
The time to wait is over. We’ve created a future of learning equation to define the changes needed: predictive approaches to skills identification, agile curriculum change, digitally driven modes of delivery, and support for self-learning — all done at the fastest speed possible.
See our infographic to learn more about the learning model changes currently underway, as well as our insights into what’s needed — now — to prepare tomorrow’s workforce.