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Future of Work

In collaboration with North East Link and Telstra

Term: 3-4, 2021

Program Type: Core Program (Inquiry)

Duration: 3 days consecutive plus 5-6 prework lessons

Year Level: 7-12

The Future of Work inquiry program will give our students the opportunity to explore a topic that will directly affect them in the not too distant future. Students will explore how artificial intelligence, automation and globalisation to gain a better understanding the changing workforce.

This program will highlight the importance of developing students’ 21st century skills, which will become increasingly crucial in the future workforce. Using our innovation cycle as an inquiry model, students will identify opportunities for innovation in the workplace and prototype solutions, transforming them in step with the 4th industrial revolution.

By the end of the program, students will present their innovative ideas that address their identified opportunity and leave with a better understanding of the transformations occurring in the workforce.

Industry Focus

Enterprise

Curriculum Links
Science

Technology

Engineering

Art

Maths

Success Criteria

Students understand the importance of 21st century skills

Students can discuss the transformations that are happening due to the fourth industrial revolution

Students can collaborate effectively to create solutions to identified problems

Students can consider a range of tools, technologies and specialist equipment.

Skills Focus

Communication

Collaboration

Innovation

Problem Solving

Capabilities
Critical & Creative Thinking

Personal

Social

Ethical

Tech Skill-Ups

Computer-Aided Design (3D Modelling)

Digital Design

Coding & Microcontrollers

App Development