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A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future

Today’s Conversation published quite interesting article about higher education and skills for 21st-century jobs: A 21st-century higher education: training for jobs of the future, by Belinda Probert and Shirley Alexander

We posted our comment on it. Here is a copy of it

Thank you for this interesting article. I completely agree that the “challenges for tertiary education are significant” in this area, and particularly that “universities will need to give teaching and curriculum design a greater priority.” One of additional key challenges is that current pedagogies for “21st century jobs” often draw on a very limited understanding about knowledge, skills and other capabilities needed for innovation and flexible, skilful, future-oriented knowledge work. Teaching to innovate should be informed by much deeper understanding of how people learn to innovate.
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Our other writings on Epistemic Fluency

We added some of our “forgotten” papers and presentations from our slideware to Our other writing page.

Stem of the Glossary is alive

We have started to construct a Glossary of the main terms that we use in the book. We will be adding new terms and definitions gradually.

Adding chapter excerpts

We’ll be adding some excerpts from near-to-finished versions of the chapters of the Epistemic Fluency book over the next few days.