Category Archives: Career Planning

Future Work/Careers series – 2

This is the second blog entry in this theme of Future Work/Careers: There are social, economic, environmental and technological forces around the world that are building and intersecting at this moment in time that will magnify complexity of the human … Continue reading

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The Future of Work/Careers and Social Purpose 2018-2050

I haven’t written this blog for quite a long time.  I have been struggling with finding a focus that has meaning to me and merit to others. Much of my work in the past has been focussed on a general … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Future? Students/Schools

Secondary and college students are faced with a daunting future of rapid change, technological unknowns and shifting opportunities – changes which the academic world is unprepared to address in any meaningful way. Inertia and the standard human response within such … Continue reading

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Transitions and the Future – Our Children

I wanted to re-post this blog essay originally posted 2 years ago. It is still relevant today.  The Transition is the development passage of each  individual from “childhood” to  adulthood  with all of its responsibilities and expectations. The transition by our … Continue reading

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What a good education can actually do!

My focus and great concern for the past 30 + years in “education” has generally been keyed on what constitutes true education of “adolescents to young adults”, 13-25 years old and how truly inadequate contemporary education has proven to be … Continue reading

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Updated and Cleaner The Student Compass website

An updated The Student Compass website has be very recently published. The old site, though comprehensive, was just too complex and textually overwhelming. The new site www.thestudentcompass.com, is visually more appealing and manageable. Though there is much more to say about the … Continue reading

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Future Careers

This is a speculative list of possible future careers.  Some of these exist today or are on the horizon. Others are anticipated and will come into existence as modern effects unfold: that of – advanced technologies, environment changes, evolution of global economies, unsustainable  access to … Continue reading

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