Preparing for change: How tech parents view education and the future of work
techUK surveyed parents working in tech to find out what they thought the future of work held for their children and how well our education system was preparing them for the jobs and labour market of tomorrow. Tech parents are confident that their children will have good opportunities for interesting and rewarding work as the economy becomes ever more digital, but they are also very clear that having the right skills will be key. Education policy and lifelong learning provision needs to meet the needs of a fast-moving, fast-changing labour market that ensures opportunities for all.
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COVID-19 is accelerating future of work trends
techUK's future of work webinar highlighted how COVID-19 is forcing us to change the way we work, with many people having to work remotely and home school using digital technologies, but what does this mean for the people, for our economy and our society?
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