The future of jobs and jobs training


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Author: Rainie, Lee; Anderson, Janna


As robots, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new demands. This report highlights two uncertainties: Will well-prepared workers be able to keep up in the race with AI tools? And will market capitalism survive? A central question about the future, then, is whether formal and informal learning structures will evolve to meet the changing needs of people who wish to fulfill the workplace expectations of the future. Pew Research...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge; Technology

Keywords: Future; Job requirements; Education and training needs; Relevance of education and training; Skill needs; Institutional role; Training market; Technological change

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Pew Research Center, 2017

Physical description: 94 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 129.237

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