“They’re always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case,” said Andrew Puzder, then chief executive of Hardee’s Food Systems Inc., a restaurant chain headquartered in Tennessee. He was talking about swapping employees for machines. Statements like these give workers reason to worry. The advent of a jobless economy raises concern because tasks……

Nsukka is one of the biggest towns in Nigeria and an important city centre in Enugu State. It is home to a foremost Nigerian University, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). Conference from 2nd to 5th July, 2019 Lucubrate collaborate with the University of Nigeria for the conference “Education policy and development of African TVET systems for sustainable industries”. The conference will lift and enlight the following themes: Education policy for developing……

Lucubrate Courses On-Site Some people take a course because they are looking to sharpen their expertise in a particular subject. Others take a course to broaden their knowledge about something they have limited knowledge on or know nothing about. The best way to choose a course is to ask yourself a few questions: Are you taking a course for fun or a professional reason? Do you want to attend a class……

You may have had some really good experiences from the past year, but you never know what’s the new year is bringing for you. Its time to be hopeful, have new dreams and make some new resolutions for all that time ahead of you, for the new days in your life. It’s time to connect. It’s time to move on and embrace what’s new. The new year means a lot of……

The concept of quality is not new in the Technical Vocational Education and Training. Training providers, trainers, administrators, and policymakers express it in different ways. Consequently, they apply various techniques and means to check whether the approved quality standards are met or not. Quality education is a strong foundation for preparing and improving quality. It is also an important competence of every nation’s human resource development. This is an asset for global……

Technology can be a major tool, both in terms of pedagogical resources and in terms of connecting with the younger generations.  Today’s modern classrooms in many countries are packed with technology, from tablet computers and widescreen televisions to interactive whiteboards. Technology has always been at the forefront of education. From the days of carving figures on rock walls to today, when most students are equipped with portable technological devices like smartphones. Technology’s importance……

Educational institutions should offer students and workers soft skills, entrepreneurial and managerial skills that are harder to automate and offer workers the flexibility to move between jobs. This also means providing students and workers with digital and IT skills, computer science and computer programming skills. Changes within Industries and Labour Markets Structural change in developing countries is usually understood as a shift of employment from agriculture to industry, and from less……

Several trends, such as technological change, population aging, and globalization, are simultaneously affecting the demand and supply of different types of skills. This can generate skill shortages, particularly in countries where supply is not sufficiently responsive to changes in skill demand. Where to find the gap? Despite the costs that these skill shortages can entail for employers and the economy, reasonable measures of the phenomenon are hard to come by. Notably,……