World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015

World Employment Social Outlook reportĀ  for 2016 warns that without investment in the creation of quality jobs that provide better social protection such as health and welfare benefits it will not be possible to reduce poverty in a lasting way.
Source: World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015–en/index.htm

Top 25 Skills in Demand

The top 25 skills that are in demand on LinkedIn.  Are our learning systems and institutions ready to deliver and build these skills?!

Education Cannot Wait

Infographic by ODI about the “Education Cannot Wait” campaign

Worldwide Skills Shortage

Interesting chart from Forbes. Will Japan ever be able to walk out of this?  And here in its universities and educational institutions, are we ready for this challenge? What is it that we OUGHT to be doing now?!!

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them) | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors and the skills you’ll need to work in them.

Source: These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them) | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Liquidity in Skills

A more “liquid” work force can help in making a company more competitive and profitable. 

So how can we train our students and youth to adopt to a more liquid workforce? What skills would they need for this liquidity?

What skills are employers looking for?

LinkedIn analysed hiring and recruiting activity on the site from January to December 2015 to outline the skills attracting most interest from employers.

  1. image

The site argues that having one or more of these skills is likely to increase your employability

Out of sight, out of mind …

See the issues and data highlighted in thus infographic.   

Our learning priorities and policies absolutely need to change to address the situation

The data was from the Global Partnerdhip on Education

Future Shock

So how many of this risks are we covering in our learning circles, including our universities, to make our futures more resilient? Or how do we?  
See the full report:

Global Risks Report 2015

By the World Economic Forum at

40-50% of jobs are expected to be transformed or will disappear

How will the Fourth Industrial Revolution affect economic policy?
Read the full article at the following link:

« Previous entries Next Page » Next Page »