Today’s school starters are unemployable in 2032 / ABC Far North, Hong Kong Radio 3

Date posted: January 30, 2017

“Half of all children starting kindergarten this year have no chance of getting a job in 2032, if we continue to educate them the way we currently are” is one of the findings in a new bold trend report exploring the world of work in 2030 compiled by Australian futurist, Morris Miselowski, one of the world’s leading business and education visionaries. In 2030, 1 in 4 cars sold will be fully autonomous. Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Drones and Connected Cities will all be as ordinary as gas, electricity and water. Mobile phones, keyboards and mice will be relegated to museums and the notion of 9 - 5 Monday to Friday work will have given way to project and t
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This is the career advice I gave to my kids – ABC Far North

Date posted: May 23, 2016

advice-for-younger-self-011The question I get asked nearly every day is "What career advice would you give your kids?" and answering it's easy, because mine have just finished high school and this is the condensed version of what I told them:

  1. you only need to find your direction, not your lifelong path
  2. you're going to have 14 jobs and 6 careers, not all of them connected to whatever you study or do straight out of school, so don't worry if you get it wrong
  3. you're going to have create work for yourself and self manage your career
  4. on top of great institutional and life long learning, the traits that
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Augmented. Virtual and Mixed Reality / ABC Far North

Date posted: May 9, 2016

3 Oculus Rift, Facebook's $2 billion, Augmented Reality headset goes on retail sale this week in the States and seems destined to bring this industry into the mainstream. Ahead of this and the imminent release by numerous other headset manufacturers ABC's Far North Kier Shorey and I took a look at this new tech and what is may be capable of. Augmented Reality adds additional information on top of the a real world - things head up display on a car, Virtual Reality closes of the real world and takes you to a digital world and mixed reality does a bit of both depending on your need and what's being viewed. These tech's have been around in sci-fi for 100+ years and yes we've been
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When I Grow Up / Child Magazine

Date posted: March 10, 2016

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What does the workplace future hold for today’s preschoolers?

Our kids will have 14 jobs in six careers, and 60 percent of the tasks they’ll do in 2020 have not been invented yet, according to Melbourne-based futurist Morris Miselowski (businessfuturist.com). Where will those jobs be, and what will they be like? GAME IT! When Morris told parents years ago their children would be gaming for a job, they were horrified. Gamification is going to be where a lot of the jobs are, with $80,000 starting salaries. Virtual realities can be used to trial new habits, teach p
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FB Live and too much homework / Hong Kong Radio 3

Date posted: March 8, 2016

Facebook_Live A picture paints a thousand words, a video a million and perhaps that explains why Mark Zuckerberg is so adamant to make Facebook Live the must have in live streaming and also why its News Feed was recently tweaked to bring these live broadcasts to the top of content displayed. Facebook has been trialing this service for a couple of months allowing celebs to connect directly with their fans and in this short time they've had 246,000 live streams and 5.67 billion views and to kick-start what will hopefully be lots of interesting content Facebook is approaching influencers, celeb
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I’m seeing digital ghosts – the rise of #AR and #VR / Austereo

Date posted: February 16, 2016

diff-between-ar-and-vr With the onslaught of Virtual Reality headsets in the first half of this year, there's a lot more interest in what it is, why it is, what we might do with it and will it take off and this week in our regular catch up Austereo's Anthony Tilli and I caught up to chat all things Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) So our first task was to tell the difference between AR and VR. AR takes the real world and adds stuff to it, think Minority Report and heads-up car displays, whilst VR requires you to put on a helmet or similar and replaces the real world with a dig
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1/2 of today’s kinder kids will be unemployable in 2030 / 3AW, 6PR, 2UE, 4BC, ABC Overnights, Austereo, ABC Far Nth Qld

Date posted: January 28, 2016

images The Future of Education is such an important topic if we are going to set our kids up to succeed in tomorrow's world and workplace and I'm glad to see the media agrees. Here are some of the radio interviews I did on the back of this recent media release including an extended piece for ABC local radio's Overnight program with listener talk back :


“Half of all children starting kindergarten this year have no chance of getting a job in 2030, if we continue to educate them the way we currently are” is one of the findings in a new bold trend report exploring the world of work in 2030 compiled by Australian fu
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A glimpse at the way we will live, work and educate in 2030 / Peter Switzer Sky News TV, ABC Far North

Date posted: January 25, 2016

switzer Every year, as our newest school kids start kindergarten, I like to take an expectant look forward to the year that many of them may enter the workforce, so welcome to 2030 when: Australia

  • Australian population will have grown to 28,481,000 (23,972,800 today)
  • 1 in 5 Australian’s will be over 60 years old
  • the ratio of workers to retirees will be 3:1 (5:1 today)
  • the average Australian house will cost $3,000,000 ($658,608 today)
  • the average household income will be $275,000 ($145,400 today).
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An on stage conversation about #Education2030, with the Hon. James Merlino MP / Sholem Aleichem Business Breakfast

Date posted: September 8, 2015

2015-09-08 07.55.17I was privileged to be asked back again this year to Sholem Aleichem Primary School's Business Breakfast, this time to chat on stage with Victoria's Minister for Education James Merlino about the Future of Education. My ambition was to take him to 2030, the year in which his youngest child would finish school, and talk about the world of then and how we might educate towards it. It's always a tough gig trying to get a politician off their high political horse and "yes minister" responses and from the
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Preparing our children for an unknown world / Sky News – Derryn Hinch Live

Date posted: August 30, 2015

derryn_hinch_30_Aug_2105How does an education system so rooted in past needs and based on remembering and working with known, verifiable and repeatable outcomes cope with a tomorrow world where 60% of the tasks today's school leavers will do in the workforce and the industries that they will do them in, have yet to be invented. In this semi regular chat Derryn Hinch of Sky News and I chatted about this new world of work and school where to
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