As an instructor, you know this better than most. You are the captain, responsible for inspiring the next generation to rise up to meet the challenges of the 21st century world that is vastly different from the one that you grew up in. You have seen this firsthand – the integration of disruptive technologies have added many unprecedented dimensions to the world of work.
Successful change takes commitment. Many attempts at change start out well and overcome initial resistance to change. But, when continued commitment to the new change becomes challenging it is often easier to go back to old ways and the change fails. Commitment means being dedicated to taking action to bring about a desired result.
This blog is about exploring the world of change management and drawing the insights from best practices in the corporate world to guide the institutionalization of change in educational institutions.
You hear time and time again - work has been radically altered with distruptive technologies, global competition, and new consumer demands. As routine tasks are increasingly automated, education and training that prepare youth for jobs must adapt.
Hacks to making change ‘stick’ in your institution to prepare youth for their futures. Our institutions are currently catering for jobs of the 20th century – but we instead want to help prepare our youth for future jobs. Imagine if we have a square block of ice and we want it instead to be the shape of a triangle.
How often have you tried to change something in your life (perhaps getting more exercise or eating healthier) and failed? Sometimes we try different ways to change, but get similar results. How is it possible that different approaches to change can produce comparable outcomes? What are the different variables that make change happen, and become sustainable?