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Envisioning the future of education and jobs: trends, data and drawings

Explores how children can be educated across the globe most effectively in a rapidly changing world. Utilises data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), as well as insights from UK children gathered in a survey by the Education and Employers charity. Examines six key themes: globalisation; environmental security; digitalisation; the fourth industrial revolution; lifelong learning; and collaboration and co-operation. Argues that the majority of children surveyed heard about their ideal jobs from their parents, and that career aspirations of 7-11 year olds generally did not match labour market trends. Concludes that the use of technology and effective communication between students, careers advisers, and educators can broaden horizons for young people and help them reach their full potential.


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Schleicher, Andreas et al
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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