Stuart Rimmer

Generation Y need our help to navigate tomorrow’s world

Children of the digital age have different expectations regarding the world of work – and colleges must adapt

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A recent PwC report, The Future of Work – A Journey to 2022, began to raise questions about how technological breakthroughs or industrial shifts might cause work to change beyond recognition. It looked not just at physical changes to the workplace but also at the psychological and behavioural impact of these advancements on our future cohorts of students and employees.

There is no doubt that the next generation are hugely different in their social and technological interactions, and to think otherwise could be foolish and counterproductive. If we are to respond effectively at an individual or ...

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