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Digitisation and future of work

keyboardIER’s Chris Warhurst and Wil Hunt have a new report on digitalisation and the future of work.

Going beyond the usual ‘death of jobs’ debate, the paper examines the work and employment implications of Industrie 4.0 and Uberisation plus the political positions being adopted on these two major developments and the likely policy responses within the European Union.

It is published by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

Fri 25 Oct 2019, 11:50 | Tags: digitalisation

The future of 'digital skills'

computerA new report written by Erika Kispeter about the current and future demand for digital skills at the work has just been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

The report argues that digital skills should not be looked at in isolation from other skills, pointing to a need for ‘21st century skills’, especially interpersonal skills, cognitive competencies and learning strategies with creative use of digital skills becoming increasingly important.

Mon 09 Sep 2019, 17:15 | Tags: skills, digitalisation

The Digital Strategy in Museums

saw franceOn 5 October, Sally-Anne Barnes and Professor Ross Parry, from the University of Leicester, were invited by the French Ministry of Culture to participate in a professional day dedicated to digital strategy in museums. Sally-Anne and Ross presented the early findings of the One by One project: building the digital literacies of UK museums. The event held at the Institut National du Patrimoine, Paris, provided an opportunity for those in the museum sector to reflect on how to set up digital strategies and support digital transformation. #MuseeNumerique

Mon 22 Oct 2018, 17:28 | Tags: museum, digitalisation