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Preparing your Child for the Future of Work
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Gain the confidence to support your child understand the future world of work
The world of work is rapidly evolving as we move through the fourth industrial revolution. As the pace of change has accelerated post-pandemic, parents are struggling to prepare their children for the future of work.
This two-week course from Nexgen will guide you through the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the fourth industrial revolution and will give you the confidence to help your child understand the challenges and opportunities of the future career landscape.
Explore the skills needed for the future of work
You’ll learn how to introduce your child and family to the rapidly evolving working world. As part of this, you’ll look at key terminology around the fourth industrial revolution, such as the internet of things, and what these aspects mean for your child.
Then, you’ll delve into the experience and transferable skills that your child will need to succeed in their future career, and what tools and resources can help build them.
Discover the trends shaping the working world
This course will guide you through current trends shaping the future of work, including the impact of the internet of things on the current job market.
You’ll also look at how to take an optimistic approach to the future changes to the world of work and ways that you can support your child in adopting this type of approach.
Learn from the careers experts at Nexgen
Over the last decade, Nexgen has been working with institutions and career centres to develop work-based learning programs for students. These programs aim to help students build the relevant experience, skills, and self-knowledge to create meaningful careers.
Having worked with students, teachers, and parents, Nexgen has the experience to help you support your child in designing their career success.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Understand current trends shaping the futures of work
- Describe how tools and experiences can be used as a base to support children and family as they understand the fourth industrial revolution, future skills needed for success and the changing world of work (industry, working habits and job roles)
- Explore guiding questions to support your children/family take an interest in the future of work and it’s opportunities
- Identify existing resources to support families increase knowledge and awareness of the future of work and 4IR
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for parents looking to help their children make informed decisions about their academic and professional future.
Who developed the course?
NexGen look at the world of careers differently and understand that to thrive, not just survive in these changing times, you need to look at your professional life with a new perspective.
They help educators, learners and parents to better prepare for future careers and transition to the workplace through career design and skill training.
They have 10 years+ experience in creating and delivering digital and on site live programming.
Get a taste of this course
Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join: