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​CRADLE Connects: Future Economy and Workforce Learning (FEWL) 6 Nov 2020

Published on: 12-Nov-2020

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Event Description


CRADLE Connects: Future Economy and Workforce Learning was held on 6th November 2020. Jointly organised by CRADLE, CoHass and NIE, the event aimed to initiate an interdisciplinary research agenda led by NTU academics focusing on contributing to the understanding of workplace and adult learning. Featuring thought leadership across academics and organisations, we were delighted to have Dr Gog Soon Joo, Chief Futurist SkillsFuture Singapore, Dr Kee Jack Sheng, Director, Delta Research Centre, Professor Boh Wai Fong, Nanyang Business School and Assistant Professor Andrew Prahl from Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information to share their insights ranging from building capacity of the skills ecosystems, technologies for professional learning, identification of opportunities for entrepreneurial education to skills for surviving automation.    


Led by CRADLE co-director Prof Trevor Yu, audience and speakers were then brought together for a panel session exploring grand challenges facing research on future economy and workforce learning. Overall, this event brought together hearts and minds in the spirit of scientific pursuit and innovation for understanding lifelong and adult learning in our modern workplace. Do continue to watch this space for more updates on this topic.


Event Materials


Click on the following links to view or download videos of key segments from the event. 


1. Opening Address: Introduction to Future Economy & Workforce Learning (FEWL)

2. The Future of X: Research-informed policy and practice by Dr. Gog Soon Joo

3. DeltaKnEW - Workforce Transformation Solution by Dr. Kee Jack Sheng

4. Effects of Training on Opportunity Identification: Investigating Underlying Mechanisms by Professor Boh Wai Fong

5. Surviving Automation: Insights from Trade Journals, Alumni & Job Seekers by Professor Andrew Prahl

6. Panel Discussion



Click on the names of the speakers to download a copy of their event slides.


Dr. Gog Soon Joo.pdf

Dr. Kee Jack Sheng.pdf

Professor Boh Wai Fong.pdf

Professor Andrew Prahl.pdf


Contact information


Speaker contacts

Dr. Gog Soon Joo
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Chief Futurist & Chief Research Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore
GOG_Soon_Joo@ssg.gov.sg
Dr. Kee Sheng Jack
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Director, Delta Research Centre
​JACKSHENG.KEE@deltaww.com
Prof Boh Wai Fong
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Professor, Nanyang Business School
​AWFBoh@ntu.edu.sg
Asst Prof Andrew Prahl
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Assistant Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
​andrew.prahl@ntu.edu.sg


Participant contacts

Click on the following link to connect with participants of the event.








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