Why Learning Is The Future Of Work

The performance of entire organizations often hinges on whether they can adapt to fast-paced changes in the world of information technology. Yet, most businesses are hard-pressed to keep employees up to speed on the latest technology and help them acquire newly emerging skills.

As the future of work continues to evolve and technology continues to accelerate the pace of change, the value of learning – and further, the value of continuous learning – becomes more important than ever before. So how do leaders not only encourage learning across their teams, but instill a culture of learning that serves as the foundation of the entire organization?

To explore this topic and how to address this problem, I recently spoke with Shelley Osborne, vice president of learning at Udemy, the company behind an online learning platform offering 130,000-and-counting courses to students all over the world.

Osborne is also author of The Upskilling

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The Future of Education: ThePowerMBA Approach

Education has been undergoing a sea change since the first intrepid entrepreneurs and educators began exploring the possibilities of online learning. 

Covid-19, of course, has accelerated the online education trend exponentially. There isn’t a single student, parent or teacher in 2020 who isn’t aware that education is markedly different now than it was even seven months ago. 

But because of the extreme visibility of this particular change, most of us who are not entrenched in the education space may have missed some that are actually more consequential, and much more long-term. 

  • A shift toward more democratized, accessible higher education. 

  • Cultural and workplace changes in terms of what types of educational experiences are most valued. 

There are plenty other changes occurring, but these are the ones I’ll be focusing on here. 

The shift toward more democratized, accessible higher education 

The traditional MBA program–with the attendant student debt that most students must

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Justice Ginsburg’s Death and the Future of the Supreme Court

The death of the 87 year old associate justice has already stimulated predictable but unenlightening reactions.

While all concede her grit in clinging to power in the face of physical adversity, this is not a quality usually lauded in rulers. Konstantin Chernenko is not regarded as a hero in Russia, nor Paul von Hindenburg in Germany or Marshal Petain in France. Justice Douglas’ reputation in history did not benefit from his stubbornness about leaving the Court.

Though depicted as a ‘liberal’ icon, her liberalism was curiously class-bound. Her principal legacy is the conception that distinctions based on gender or sexual orientation are at all times and places presumptively illegitimate. This conception was not limited to the domains of education and employment discrimination but extended to all social issues. It led her and the three other ‘liberals’ to join in the worst rhetorical extravagances of Justice Kennedy declaring situation ethics to

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BAU programme seeks to change attitude towards future of higher education in Jordan

(MENAFN – Jordan Times) AMMAN — In response to the rapid changes in Jordan and the world, Al Balqa Applied University (BAU) is preparing to launch the Bridging, Permeability and Professional Certification (BPPC) programme as of next year, a programme that allows a wide cohort of youth from vocational training backgrounds and community colleges to continue their undergraduate and postgraduate education. 

Modern day challenges, as stated by BAU, include increased enrollments in higher education, evolving needs of local, regional and international markets and an increased number of unemployed youth and job seekers in Jordan.

BAU’s President Abdullah Zu’bi said in remarks to The Jordan Times that on one hand, statistics indicate that Jordan has high unemployment rates, which negatively impact its future development, but on the other hand, the Kingdom has an increasing demand for skilled workers and technicians in the market.

Jordan is home to over 800,000 foreign labourers,

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