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Technology, Education and the Work of the Future | Peter Dean | TEDxFulbrightPerth

The power of human knowledge has taken the West in many different directions over the last twenty years. From the turn of the century a technology revolution has swept the globe holding out the promise of greater freedom and a more inclusive and equal society. But as technology has advanced, so too has unequal progress and concerns over the nature of these changes. One of the key questions facing moderns societies in this “fourth industrial revolution” is what will be the impact of digital disruption on how we work and the type of jobs that will have? In this new technological world how do we prepare for the future of work and what role is there for education in preparing us for the jobs of 2030? Peter is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) at The University of Western Australia. An award winning teaching his career the education spans more than 20 years and has seen him work as a high school teacher, curriculum designer, education consultant and university leader. Before joining UWA, Peter held leadership positions in education at the Australian National University and the University of Notre Dame Australia. Peter’s research discipline is in strategic studies and he has been a Fulbright Fellow, an Endeavour Research Scholar, as well as a non-resident fellow with the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. An author of eight books Peter is also the series co-editor of the Melbourne University Press Defence Studies and a member of the Editorial Board of the Australian Army Journal. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx


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