Is Learning About To Replace Education?

The origins of education lie to a large extent inside the military, as it trained people to follow orders and be compliant. The industrial revolution required similar people for the smooth operation of the assembly line. Even consumers were encouraged to behave in predictable ways and buy the same products to suit the efficiency of the factory.

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Are We Creating A Two-Tier Economy?

The division of the economy into high-skill, high-pay and low-skill, low-pay jobs is increasing levels of poverty and inequality. The effects of technology and the internet have destroyed many traditional jobs and the trend looks set to continue, as the digital economy grows stronger and expands into all areas of business.

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Do You Have The Skills To Get A Job?

There is little doubt that the skills you have will determine the level of success you enjoy in the workplace of the future. Employers are willing to invest in people with the right skills and less inclined to invest in people without the skills they need.

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Is Poverty Increasing?

Getting a job has always been seen as the best way to get out of poverty but in recent years the level of poverty amongst people who are working has increased. The spread of low pay and short-term contracts are just some of the reasons why people with jobs are now experiencing higher levels of poverty.

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