One approach to the challenges of the future of work, to educational institutions is reported in a Channel News Asia advertorial.
The PSB academy pitches the need to prepare their students for the collaborative workforce. Of note is their approach. They engage with their students to have them provide input into how the curriculum is developed. Stakeholder input is also sought. The institute that provides customised programmes attuned to the market.
Pluses and minuses to the approach. We (educators) risk becoming 'fly by nighters' in meeting every trend that makes itself visible above the parapet. There is still importance in ensuring the 'signature pedogogies' are learnt so as to be able to proceed beyond to deeper and more innovative ways of approaching problems. Making the right decisions with good leadership is the key.