Without workers, there will be no future of work. But preparing workers with relevant skill sets — both students and current employees — can’t be done with old training and education models. All workers need to be prepared for fast-evolving job roles and responsibilities, from artificial intelligence ethics, to how to work alongside intelligent machines. And that will require an overhaul to the current approach to training and education.
While businesses and HEIs seem to recognize this, according to our recent study of educational and business leaders, they’re only at the beginning stages of making that shift, with businesses looking to take the lead.