Why teaching graduates to be flexible is more important than worrying about jobs that don’t yet exist

Most of today’s primary school children will work in jobs that haven’t been invented. Educators must prepare them to be creative and entrepreneurial Educators must educate the next generation for a future that is unclear. Photograph: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images It’s a disruptive world. Back when the current ruling class were at school, disruptive behaviour was punished. Today disruption is cool and SMAC (the acronym for the technologies driving business innovation, social, mobile and cloud) is the new normal. Businesses able to ride the tidal wave of disruptive change are steadily wiping out those that don’t and CEOs are left wondering if they’ll be the next to be Ubered or Amazoned. The world has changed. The first industrial revolution mechanised the means of production using water and steam power; the second…


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