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Preparing for the Future of Work
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Preparing for the Future of Work

This project is part of the World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work System Initiative As technology develops at an accelerated pace, cognitive abilities and tasks that were once thought to be reserved for humans are increasingly being carried out by machines, causing growing concern about the impact on jobs and the subsequent...

The Promise of Platform Work
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The Promise of Platform Work

This project is part of the World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work System Initiative There has been a rise in non-standard forms of employment globally, including increases in temporary, part-time, and temporary agency work, subcontracting, dependent self-employment and disguised employment relationships. Today, approximately 20-30% of the working age population in the United States...

Shared Vision for Talent in the 4IR
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Shared Vision for Talent in the 4IR

This project is part of the World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work System Initiative Today’s global workforce faces an urgent need to gain new skills to keep up-to-date with the changing requirements of their jobs. Key capacities required across labour markets today encompass a set of increasingly specialized and diverse skills. Likewise, the...

Closing the Skills Gap
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Closing the Skills Gap

This project is part of the World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work System Initiative Education and training systems need to keep pace with the new demands of labor markets that are continually challenged by technological disruption, demographic change, shifting business models and the evolving nature of work. This transformation needs to address...

Closing the Gender Gap
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Closing the Gender Gap

This project is part of the World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work System Initiative At current rates of progress it may take another 217 years to close the economic gender gap globally. Although many countries are ideally poised to maximize women’s economic potential, they are currently failing to reap the returns from...