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The X-shaped Learner

There is an emerging conversation around the X-shaped learner, what it is and what the implications might be. I have been following this conversation for some time as I have previously referred to the T-shaped learner to illustrate the changing focus towards a broader range of transferable skills or skill clusters to be prepared for a changing world. In this blogpost I have attempted to summarise the changing nature of learning, talent and workers and to share some of the links that I have found particularly useful in exploring new horizons as an X-shaped learner.

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Future of Learning Conference

When colleague Hamish Duff and I conceived a series of Future of Learning events we had no idea of the ripple effect that would be created. We set out to explore the impact of exponential technologies on learning in its widest sense. We wanted to move beyond the technohype of robots stealing jobs; to support a diverse group of people to understand more about some of the changes we can expect; and to work with self selected individuals who wanted to take action by way of group projects.

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Books for your future reading

Recommended Books 2018

I have had my nose in a number of good books in the last few months. I’ve included some of them here so you can add them to your future reading list for 2018. There are ten in total – five related to education (which I think is everyone’s business) and five ‘must reads’ for future thriving of a more general nature.

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