This week Andy Haldane, chief economist of the Bank of England, has warned that the UK will need a skills revolution to avoid large swathes of people becoming technologically unemployed as artificial intelligence makes many jobs obsolete.
Should we fear the rise of the machines? Or ‘That robot stole my job’!
In our 2017 article HERE… we discussed that while the technological wave may hold out the hope of new jobs – as yet undefined – this is going to require a route and branch rethink about how we educate people in the UK. 75% of school leavers will not have the skills to compete in this new world … who is prepared to grapple with this issue today?