Trends

Future of Learning 2019 Reflections

The Future of Learning conference 2019 is now over but the real work is yet to begin. At the end of the conference I challenged people to #acceptthenudge and to take action. After attending a conference it is important to percolate ideas, to follow up with new relationships and to dig more deeply into¬† areas of particular interest. If we all make one small positive change we can gain collective momentum. So here are some of the links to my conference notes and presentations. I hope they jog you into action…

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What are the emergent Education and Learning Trends for 2019

It has been a little quiet on the blogging front as I recover from shoulder surgery. However my colleague Nick Burnett has come to the rescue and offered his thoughts about some of the changes happening in education and learning for 2019. Enjoy the read. I will be back with you soon. Meanwhile check out some of my previous leadership trends posts and enjoy this guest post.

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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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Uniquely Human is a strength

Technological change continues to accelerate. Automation is an increasing threat to employment. In times of such exponential acceleration it is important for us to consider and amplify what makes us uniquely human. Rather than trying to compete with technology, let’s explore ways in which technology can enhance humanity. What does it mean to be human? What are the implications for organisations trying to understand these complex times?

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