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Technological Unemployment, Education & The Individual

Presentation on the technological impact on education and employment: trends insights and strategies for the path forward.

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Technological Unemployment, Education & The Individual

  1. 1. Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos @LKCYBER October 19th, 2017 Technological Impact on Education and Employment: Trends, insights and strategies for the path forward Website: Lkcyber.com Twitter: @LKCYBER Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/lydiak
  2. 2. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  3. 3. Longevity Technology Key Items What this means for Education Individuals “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  4. 4. Longevity Technology - Key Items - We are living longer! It’s exponential! “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  5. 5. Longevity We are living longer!Key Items • Life expectancy is increasing with each generation. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com Trends Note: This is not applicable to all nations or socio-economic classes.
  6. 6. Longevity We are living longer!Key Items • That means living a longer period of morbidity. • Longer Life = Longer Labor Period • Our education isn’t lasting us a lifetime, more recently not a decade. • Life expectancy is increasing with each generation. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com Trends
  7. 7. Technology It’s exponential!Key Items • Technology is on an exponential path “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com Trends 1. Digitalization The 6 Ds of Exponential Technology 2. Deception 3. Disruption 4. Demonetization 5. Dematerialization 6. Democratization *** 6 D’s from Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis book “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World”
  8. 8. Technology It’s exponential!Key Items • Technology is on an exponential path • It’s changing faster than we can understand. • 60% of schoolchildren today will be employed in jobs that have yet to be created. • Mixed bag: Technology will enhance some jobs, create new jobs and make others obsolete. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com Trends
  9. 9. Education Individuals - What this means for - Embrace change! Be proactive! “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  10. 10. Education TrendsWhat this means for • 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. • Education delivery & learning is changing. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  11. 11. Education Distance Learning Virtual Reality Augmented Reality University Opt-Out and/or “Re-Tooling” Vocational Schooling Apprenticeships DIY Start-Up Business Google Pixel Ear Buds Real-time translation in 40 languages. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com • Education delivery & learning is changing.
  12. 12. Education TrendsWhat this means for • 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. • Education delivery & learning is changing. • The education system today inadequately prepares for rapid change in technology and markets. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com • The education system today inadequately prepares for rapid change in technology and markets.
  13. 13. Education Study conducted by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) • Staying current on technologies. • Locating organizing, evaluating information. • Being innovative/creative. • Analyzing/solving complex problems. • Applying knowledge/skills to real world. • Staying current on developments in science. • The education system today inadequately prepares for rapid change in technology and markets.
  14. 14. EducationWhat this means for “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com Tech provides information for human judgement Purely a human endeavor.
  15. 15. Education TrendsWhat this means for What should education providers do? • 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. • Education delivery & learning is changing. • The education system today inadequately prepares for rapid change in technology and markets.
  16. 16. Education What should education providers do? • Embrace change! FAST! • “Living Curriculum”: Private sector partnership needed to close the preparedness gap. • Recognize and identify skills that will be needed in the 4th industrial revolution. What this means for • Enable students to teach themselves, and build the capacity to unlearn what was learned. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  17. 17. Individuals TrendsWhat this means for • Most likely have longer careers than anticipated. • Re-tooling and up-skilling will be a ‘must-do’ instead of ‘nice-to-do’. • Multiple careers in one life time, and/or concurrent careers. What should individuals do? • High volatility in the market will require resilience, perseverance and creativity. “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  18. 18. What should individuals do? • Be proactive! Automation test: Can your job be automated? If yes, find a new skill/job that can’t be. • Use time efficiently. Given technological and market trends, selectively create options and accept opportunities that strengthen one’s value proposition. • Take care of the intangible assets. What this means for Individuals “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  19. 19. IndividualsWhat this means for Tangible & Intangible Assets Book: “100 Year Life” by Andrew Scott and Lynda Gratton Tangible Assets Intangible Assets • Money • Property • Pension • Productive • Vitality • Transformational Intangible Assets Productive • Knowledge • Peers • Reputation Vitality Transformational • Health • Balanced Living • Friendships • Self-Knowledge • Diverse Networks “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
  20. 20. Food for Thought DIY Life: • Changing work place/hours/style. • Ability to self-transform. • Internet allows for free knowledge and reach into vast networks. Education Everywhere: • Workplace specialized training. • Practical learning “holiday-sabbaticals”. Future Job Unknown: • New jobs will be created, mostly around: - Catering to human needs, and - Helping machines help us.
  21. 21. Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos I look forward to your questions! Thank you! Website: Lkcyber.com Twitter: @LKCYBER Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/lydiak “Technology, Education and Employment” Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos Lkcyber.com
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