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Future of Work/Curriculum Disruption Forums
Forum 1 - Patterns of Change in the Future of Work for Greater Western Sydney
Forum 1 was held on Wednesday November 8th 2017 at Parramatta City Campus, The Peter Shergold Building. View some of the outputs from this forum (opens in a new window), including recordings of the keynotes and panel session.
Forum 2 - Professional Learning in Changing Contexts
Forum 2 was held on Friday, 1 December 2017 at Parramatta (South) Campus in the Janice Reid Pavilion. Visit the site to see how this forum explored the futures of disciplines and professions in a digitally disrupted world of work and society (opens in a new window). It examined the future drivers of curricula designed to enable students to thrive in this environment.
Forum 3 - The Future of Public Service and Work: Shaping the Future while Delivering Today
Forum 3 was held on Wednesday, 7th February 2018 at Parramatta City Campus, The Peter Shergold Building. See how this forum explored how public service and work can deliver today while shaping the future (opens in a new window), and how the University can equip our students to engage productively with this future of work.
Forum 4 - Social Justice and the Future of Work and Curriculum Disruption
Forum 4 was held on Wednesday 11th April at Parramatta City Campus The Peter Shergold Building and explored how education is an important force for the promotion of equity, equality, fairness and social justice in our wider society (opens in a new window). The forum also looked at how future of work focussed curriculum partnerships between university students and staff, community and external organisations can foster socially-just innovation and develop future citizens.
- The Senate, Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers (2018) - Hope is not a strategy – our shared responsibility for the future of work and workers. (PDF, 2373.88 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Alpha Beta for FYA. (2017). The New Work Smarts: Thriving in the new work order (PDF, 1.9MB). New Work Order Series, Foundation for Young Australians.
- Alpha Beta for FYA. (2016) The New Work Mindset: 7 new job clusters to help young people navigate the new work order (PDF, 1.2MB). New Work Order Series. Foundation for Young Australians.
- Bakhshi, H., Downing, J., Osborne, M. & Schneider, P. (2017). The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030 (PDF, 4.2MB). Pearson and Nesta.
- Bersin, J. (2016). The Future of Work: It’s already hear – and not as scary as you think (opens in a new window). Forbes, 21 September 2016.
- Deloitte. (2017). Rewriting the Rules for the Digital Age: 2017 Deloitte Global Capital Trends (PDF, 6.7MB). Deloitte University Press.
- Deloitte. (2016). Transitioning to the Future of Work and the Workplace: Embracing digital culture, tools, and approaches - White Paper on the future of work research study (PDF, 1.3MB). Deloitte Development.
- The Economist. (2015). Automated, Creative & Dispersed: The future of work in the 21st Century (PDF, 1.2MB). The Economist Intelligence Unit.
- Hajkowicz, S. A., Reeson, A., Rudd, L., Bratanova, A., Hodgers, L., Mason, C., & Boughen, N. (2016). Tomorrow’s Digitally Enabled Workforce: Megatrends and scenarios for jobs and employment in Australia over the coming twenty years (PDF, 6.7MB). CSIRO, Brisbane.
- Harvard Business Review. (2016). Artificial Intelligence: Disrupting the future of work (PDF, 187KB).Harvard Business School.
- Manyika, J. (2017). Technology, Jobs and the Future of Work (opens in a new window). Executive Briefing, McKinsey Global Institute, May 2017.
- Office of the Chief Scientist. (2016). Australia’s STEM Workforce: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (PDF, 6.7MB).The Australian Government.
- Office of the Chief Scientist. (2015). Boosting High-Impact Entrepreneurship in Australia: A role for universities - Full Report (PDF, 900KB). Spike Innovation on behalf of The Australian Government.
- OECD. (2012). “How is the Global Talent Pool Changing (2013, 2030)?” (PDF, 2.2MB), Education Indicators in Focus, No. 31. OECD Publishing.
- Payton, A. (2017). Skilling for Tomorrow (PDF, 481KB). NCVER - National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
- PwC. (2017). How will Automation Impact Jobs? (opens in a new window) Price Waterhouse Coopers.
- PwC. (2014). The Future of Work: a journey to 2022 (PDF, 1.2MB). Price Waterhouse Coopers.
- Reeson, A., Mason, C., Sanderson, T., Bratanova, A. & Hajkowtcz, S. (2016). The VET Era: Equipping Australia’s workforce for the future digital economy(opens in a new window). Report for TAFE Queensland, CSIRO.
- Scott-Kemmis, D. (2017). The role of VET in the entrepreneurial ecosystem (PDF, 1.4MB). NCVER - National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Adelaide.
- Scott-Kemmis, D., Griffin, T,. & Fowler, C. (2017). VET and Entrepreneurship: Research overview (opens in a new window). NCVER - National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Adelaide.
- Shah, C., & Dixon, J. (2018). Future job openings for new entrants by industry and occupation, (opens in a new window). NCVER - National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Adelaide.
- UKCES (2014). The Future of Work: Jobs and skills in 2030 – Key Findings (PDF, 6.8MB). United Kingdom Government Commission for Employment and Skills.
- Watson, R. (2017). On Education in the 21st Century (PDF, 234KB). Education Future Frontiers, NSW Department of Education.
- Western Sydney University. (2015). Ideas Lab: Education and the future of work (PDF, 3.2MB). Western Sydney University.
- Winick, E. (2018). Every study we could find on what automation will do to jobs, in one chart (opens in a new window). MIT Technology Review, 25 January 2018.