Creative problem solving

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Discussion paper

Aligning student outcomes with the future of work environment

The push towards digital and automation has disrupted many sectors and traditional workplace models, creating a need for new skills. This demand for new skills however has worked only to widen the gap between what employers are expecting and what universities are providing. This paper...
Report

Crunched by the numbers: the digital skills gap in the workforce

In the middle-skill job market, the world is increasingly divided between the jobs that demand digital skills and those that don’t—and the ones that don’t are falling behind. Much of the debate over technology in the workforce has focused on sophisticated skills, such as writing...
Report

Robot-ready: human+skills for the future of work

Students are being faced with a false choice between the liberal arts and technical fields. Philosophy, English, and history majors are warned to prepare for un- or underemployment, while classmates in engineering and computer science are assumed to have six-figure salaries waiting after graduation.
Journal article

'I am not a person with a creative mind': facilitating creativity in the undergraduate curriculum through a design-based research approach

Today's graduates need the skills to enable them to 'persevere in the face of complexity and unresolvability' (McWilliam and Haukka 2008: 660), and to respond creatively in work environments that are increasingly dependent on digital technologies (Cunningham 2006). However, although many higher education institutions (HEIs)...