Stories from the future of work.

Discover new ideas, challenge your assumptions and explore new future of work trends.

Future of work Report

A Vision for
the Modern Age.

We collaborated with leading local experts to develop an in-depth report on key future of work trends, aiming to answer one overarching question: "what might the future of work look and feel like in Western Australia in 2030?"

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Recent future of
work articles.

Don’t Be a Heropreneur

While the heropreneur narrative is an alluring one, it’s crucial for social innovators to keep their focus on the real goal of making progress on big social issues for the good of people and planet. The real heroes in social impact are the unsung ones: the people striving together to solve the biggest problems in the world!

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Social Impact

Cobras, India and Systems Thinking

Systems thinking is a problem-solving approach that invites us to treat every problem as a system, made up of elements (such as a cobra population, a colonial government, and a largely poor population) and the relationships between them.

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Systems Thinking

What we’ve learned in the shift to facilitating online

Over the past 6 weeks, we’ve had over 500 participants through our online workshops, including more than 150 fellow facilitators, designers and learners keen to share their insights about facilitating learning online. Check out the key learnings.

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How Indigenous entrepreneurship is leading the country

Backed by Minderoo Foundation, Dream Summit saw over 100 of Australia’s leading Indigenous entrepreneurs and business mentors come together for 2-days of intensive skills building and celebration of Indigenous entrepreneurship.

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Sharing our love for design across Australia

Over the last three weeks, the Skills of the Modern Age team has been lucky enough to travel across Australia sharing our love of hands-on, fast-paced design and innovation learning. Our top three learnings from running innovation events and workshops from Brisbane to Adelaide and back to Perth!

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How might we Teach by Design?

We do a lot of capacity-building work in organisations, training adults in the essential design and innovation skills they need — but we also recognise that one of the best places to intervene for the future is in the education system.

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