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Guest post: How do we prepare our young people for jobs that do not yet exist?

Guest post: How do we prepare our young people for jobs that do not yet exist?

added Wednesday, May 2 2018

By Dr Norman Apsley OBE, CEO, Catalyst Inc Elders in society have no greater responsibility than that of preparing the young, not only for their...

Education
Do we need to change the way we teach?

Do we need to change the way we teach?

added Tuesday, May 1 2018

The Black Box was the venue for a lively discussion with policy makers, educators and students about how we should be educating our kids for the...

Education
Startup tailors e-learning to suit the student, not the educator

Startup tailors e-learning to suit the student, not the educator

added Tuesday, May 1 2018

Entrepreneur Damien Caldwell is behind the startup DAMGEO, and he’s passionate about how digital environments can transform education. ...

Education
MakeMatic trains teachers on 21st century skills

MakeMatic trains teachers on 21st century skills

added Monday, April 23 2018

Mark Nagurski has parlayed his previous experience running CultureTech festival in Derry~Londonderry to a new startup. MakeMatic offers training...

Education
Silicon Valley’s creative process, design thinking, uncovers gems in NI schools

Silicon Valley’s creative process, design thinking, uncovers gems in NI schools

added Monday, April 16 2018

Patricia Flanagan is an expert in Design Thinking, having been introduced to the methodology in Stanford University’s d.school. She’s now...

Education
Automation is key to Coca-Cola Hellenic’s growth in Ireland

Automation is key to Coca-Cola Hellenic’s growth in Ireland

added Monday, April 2 2018

Coca-Cola Hellenic is one of Lisburn’s largest employers, with 700 staff who produce a range of Coca-Cola products sold throughout Ireland. The...

Automation
Research that changes the concept that “one job is for life”

Research that changes the concept that “one job is for life”

added Tuesday, March 27 2018

Jonathan Downing, originally from Lurgan, is a researcher at the University of Oxford in his final year of a DPhil in Machine Learning. His research...

Automation
GUEST POST: Opinions on the Future of Work

GUEST POST: Opinions on the Future of Work

added Monday, March 26 2018

Article contributed by Robin Duncan, Project Manager, AES Given that automation in the field of direct employment is a topic which will impact...

Automation
Will robots take my job? (#4IRC debate recap)

Will robots take my job? (#4IRC debate recap)

added Friday, March 23 2018

This month’s #4IRC debate took place on March 20th at the Crescent Arts Centre in Belfast. Four speakers discussed: What are the ethical and...

Automation
From scuba diving to a startup in verified recruitment: Meet SureCert

From scuba diving to a startup in verified recruitment: Meet SureCert

added Monday, March 19 2018

“An NHS desperately short of nurses,” described by the Royal College of Nursing, can reportedly only fill one in 400 nursing vacancies. Ian...

Automation
“Jobs will change, but the world is changing,” - Willowbrook founder on his 50th year in business

“Jobs will change, but the world is changing,” - Willowbrook founder on his 50th year in business

added Monday, March 12 2018

Willowbrook Foods is a fresh vegetable processing company based in Killinchy on the Strangford Lough. The company was started 50 years ago by John...

Automation
What would you do with a degree in self-driving cars?

What would you do with a degree in self-driving cars?

added Tuesday, February 27 2018

Eilish Bouse is a data scientist at Arity. Clearly a lifelong learner, she’s currently studying for two qualifications simultaneously: one a...

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