As we ring in the New Year, it’s key to look ahead and think about the ways in which learning will change in 2019, and how those changes will affect the workplace.
As we ring in the New Year, it’s key to look ahead and think about the ways in which learning will change in 2019, and how those changes will affect the workplace. In 2018 we discussed the increasing value of soft skills; how the skills transformation is affecting the way we work; and the rise of the non-linear career path. These topics merely scratched the surface of the changes we’re seeing in education and in the workplace, which we’ll continue to debate in 2019.
These are some key trends to keep an eye on this year:
What trends or themes do you see on the horizon for education in 2019? How will they impact the workplace or how people learn? Leave your thoughts in the comments.
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