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Interesting items on the web (February 2019)

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The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your consideration.

Five Insights From Davos On The Future Of Work

At the recent gathering of the World Economic Forum (WEF), re-skilling and flexible work emerged as key components of the future of work. Here are five big insights about the future of work from Davos 2019.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of ‘Forbes’ via the following link:

http://bit.ly/2GMMJsz

Public Engagement and the Future of the University

As universities face pressure to demonstrate their value, engaged scholarship is more important than ever, Diana Brazzell writes.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of ‘Inside Higher Ed’ via the following link:

http://bit.ly/2IG9DDw

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13 February 2019

The case for lifelong learning

We often hear the term ‘lifelong learning’ – the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Lifelong learning may sound a bit cliché, but I came across a video recently that truly put into perspective the importance of lifelong learning as a means to remain relevant throughout your career. […]

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25 January 2019

Interesting items on the web (January 2019)

The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your […]

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24 January 2019

IBM at Davos: Business Leadership in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty participated in a CEO panel discussion on Tuesday, January 22, on “Business Leadership in the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” which explored how economic opportunities today coincide with concerns over data privacy, the environment, market concentration and corruption. “The future of work is one of the most urgent questions of […]

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