How do we prepare young people for jobs that do not yet exist?
Global changes in technology, population and urbanisation are impacting the educational landscape. The role of skill-based education is now critical for many economies. Getting it right is essential for the economic and social aspirations of individuals, communities, employers, economies.
Technological discovery is a key enabler that can provide successful careers through increased access to education for millions – solutions and application of learning that leads to innovation and growth. Cindy is SVP at Pearson Education. She is responsible for the development of Pearson’s UK technical and vocational qualifications. Cindy sits on the Commission for learning for life, work and a changing economy and is on the Board of The Children’s Society and Speakers Trust.
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