The college turning students into Daydream Believers

While the AI revolution will transform employment, jobs that require innovative thinking will be protected, argues design lecturer Helena Good. She explains how her college is fostering students’ creative skills – and working to close the FE-school divide

The college turning students into daydream believers

Can it really be true that artificial intelligence will sweep away jobs, industries, professions and more, revolutionising almost everything we currently do? Certainly, our jobs, our cars and our homes are already being transformed. But those of us hanging onto a vestige of hope for our species can point to the prediction that AI is unlikely to ever replace some skills. Foremost among them is our ability to be creative, problem-solve and innovate.

At Edinburgh College, we, along with our partners, have been concentrating on those skills for many years. Recognising the need for colleges and ...

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