Digital Agenda – Reflections and further resources

Reflection

It’s now time to try to make sense of all the learning you have embarked upon during this module.

You could use a personal blog or just grab some paper, it may be helpful to begin by writing down:

3 things you learned or thought about as part of your studies in this module.

  • What worked best for you and why?

Now think about and write down answers to some or all of the following:

  • How might the new digital era affect you now and in the future?
  • What steps do you need to take to improve your digital literacy?
  • How might digitalisation affect your job or personal circumstances?
  • What issues have arisen that you feel you want to consider in more detail?

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Here is a collection of all of the references we have used in this module

Bimrose, J., Brown, A., Barnes, S-A., & Hughes, D. (2011) The role of career adaptability in skills supply. Wath-upon-Dearne:

BIS & DCMS (2016) Digital Skills for the UK Economy: A report by ECORYS UK, London: Department for Innovation and Department for Culture, Media and Sports, January 2016

COM (2010) 2020 final, Retrieved from: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?:2010:2020:FIN:EN:PDF

Done, J. & Mulvey, R. (2016) Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook. 3rd edition. Harlow: Pearson available from Amazon

European Commission (2014). Digital Agenda for Europe: Rebooting Europe’s Economy. Brussels. Retrieved from: https://europa.eu/european-union/topics/digital-economy-society_en

Europe 2020 (2010). Communication from the Commission – EUROPE 2020: A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, Brussels, 3.3.2010

Hunter, A. J. (2001). A cross-cultural comparison of resilience in adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 16, 172-179

Lengelle, R., Van der Heijden, B and Meijers, F. (In Press) The Foundations of Career Resilience,

Kettunen, J., Sampson, J. P., & Vuorinen, R. (2015). Career practitioners’ conceptions of competency for social media in career services. British Journal of Guidance & Counseling, 43, 43-56.

Lengelle, R., Van der Heijden, B and Meijers, F. (In Press) The Foundations of Career Resilience, Springer Books.

Lyons, S. T., Schweitzer, L. and Ng, E. S. W. (2015) ‘Resilience in the modern career’, Career Development International, 20(4), 363–383.

Metzl, E. S. and Morrell, M. A. (2008). ‘The role of creativity in models of resilience: Theoretical exploration and practical applications’, Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 3(3), 303–318.

OCED (2015). Data-Driven Innovation: Big data for Growth and Well Being, Paris: OECD Publishing. Retrieved from: http://www.oecd.org/sti/ieconomy/data-driven-innovation.htm

OECD (2016) Skills for a Digital World: 2016 Ministerial Meeting On The Digital Economy – Background Report, Mexico: Organisation of Cooperation and Economic Development, 21 -23rd June 2016. Retrieved from: http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/skills-for-a-digital-world_5jlwz83z3wnw-en#.WKonnGSLQ_U#page1

Savickas, M. L., Nota, L., Rossier, J., Dauwalder, J. P., Duarte, M. E., Guichard, J. and Van Vianen, A. E. (2009) ‘Life designing: A paradigm for career construction in the 21st century’, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 75(3), 239–250; and Savickas, M. L. (2011) ‘Career Counseling’, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Springer Books. 41 Metzl, E. S. and Morrell, M. A. (2008). ‘The role of creativity in models of resilience: Theoretical exploration and practical applications’, Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 3(3), 303–318.

The Guardian (2014) The truth about smart cities: ‘in the end, they will destroy democracy’ – 17th December 2014. Retrieved from: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/dec/17/truth-smart-city-destroy-democracy-urban-thinkers-buzzphrase

UKCES (2014) The Future of Work: Jobs and Skills in 2030:  Evidence Report 84, Sheffield: Wath-upon-Dearne, February 2014

The Guardian (2014) The truth about smart cities: ‘in the end, they will destroy democracy’ – 17th December 2014. Retrieved from: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/dec/17/truth-smart-city-destroy-democracy-urban-thinkers-buzzphrase

Other resources you may find useful

http://www.learnmyway.com/

Eurofound report on the future of work – http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/sites/default/files/ef_publication/field_ef_document/ef1634en.pdf

Hughes, D., Bimrose, J., Brown, C., Goddard, T., and Kettunen, J. (2013). E-Careers Services Symposium: expanding the limits of design, technology, and practice. CDDA Communiqué, Sydney: Career Development Association of Australia.

International Symposium for Career development and Public Policy – Country Reports 2017. Visit: http://iccdpp2017.org/key-outcomes/country-paper/  and http://www.is2015.org/country-papers/ – See: The role of emerging technologies (2015)

Hughes, D. (2015) London Ambitions: Shaping a careers offer for all young Londoners, London Enterprise Panel & London Councils. This includes a recommendation for all young Londoners to have a digital portfolio. Available online: https://lep.london/publication/london-ambitions-careers-offer


International Perspectives

The Future of Work and Skills

Digital Jobs, Digital Workforce

Digital Jobseekers, Digital Employers

Reflection and Further Resources

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