Adaptive assessment. Artificial intelligence. The metaverse. Virtual and augmented reality. Emerging technologies and their capabilities are set to transform how we teach, learn and evaluate in higher education.
In this exclusive OES insights paper we look outside our sector for advances that will drive innovation and help realise a future-ready higher education sector. A global, hand-picked team of cross-disciplinary experts – from Google, KPMG Futures, HolonIQ, Meta and Duolingo – share their views on how new technologies will enhance, progress and even revolutionise the higher education experience.
The rising momentum behind Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is driven by a desire to ensure that graduates are entering the workforce “job ready” with the right skills. In today’s competitive job market, employers face difficulties in finding candidates with the specific skills and practical experience required to succeed.
Join Gavin Fleer, our Executive Director of Employability, as he unravels the challenges faced by employers in today’s job market and unveils untapped potential and strategic solutions within the SME landscape.
Identifying teaching, learning and technology trends is central to our core business at OES and a key focus for our respected Chief Academic Officer, Sue Kokonis.
In this piece, Sue combines insights from OES’s student journey mapping and sector scans with current industry research to offer a powerful ‘next steps’ blueprint for institutions delivering online.
Uncover the essential elements of high-quality online teaching in our latest piece by Lindsay Watters, our Academic Learning and Development Manager. He shares invaluable insights from his experience on exceptional online teaching.
From providing genuine student support to creating outstanding course content, Lindsay’s expertise will reshape your online education strategies.
A recent survey of more than 100,000 job postings found that communication, creativity, collaboration, creative problem solving and critical thinking are the top five skills employers are seeking. Seeing these skills through the lens of digital fluency education is an increasing focus for universities looking to produce work-ready graduates.
In our latest edition of The Thought Bubble podcast, we explore what creativity means in contemporary workplaces with Mark Andrews, Senior Strategic Development Manager for Adobe Education. A passionate advocate for creativity as a teachable skill in a digital-first world, Mark explains how universities can foster creativity and smart skill development while driving positive equity and access outcomes at the same time.
An ageing labour force, a turbulent global economy, and the advancement of AI transforming ‘work’ as we know it. Today’s graduates are entering the job market in a time of significant transformation.
So how are these factors going to effect the employment landscape in the next five, ten and fifty years? In this episode, we delve into the changing employment landscape with a focus on how new technologies and demographic shifts will impact the workforce of the future. Matt Cowgill, Senior Economist at employment marketplace SEEK, takes us through the current labour trends that will help us best prepare for these changes.