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Preparing Students for the Gig Economy, Automation & Uncertainty – Top Performers – Education Week

A few guiding assumptions: Automated and intelligent digital systems will rapidly destroy the jobs available to people with only basic literacy; adults who do not become masters of these automated and intelligent systems will be mastered by them. The nature of the rewarding careers and jobs that will be available to well-educated and highly trained […]

A few guiding assumptions:

Automated and intelligent digital systems will rapidly destroy the jobs available to people with only basic literacy; adults who do not become masters of these automated and intelligent systems will be mastered by them.

The nature of the rewarding careers and jobs that will be available to well-educated and highly trained people when today’s primary school students join the full-time workforce is increasingly uncertain. It is increasingly likely that individuals will become self-employment contingent workers, holding a changing array of multiple jobs for multiple clients at the same time—i.e. the “gig economy.”

Source: Preparing Students for the Gig Economy, Automation & Uncertainty – Top Performers – Education Week

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