65% of primary school children will go into jobs that do not yet exist. I was blown away by this statement at a conference in October 2018, I literally spent days ruminating about – what it meant for the children of today? Are robots actually going to take over? Are we destined for mass unemployment? Why bother learning? In reality, the landscape of the future jobs market is very exciting, very different to today, but exciting nonetheless and filled with opportunities.
With the recent announcement by the government to provide a raft of new funding for schools, our Resourcing Solutions team look at what impact it could have on the recruitment and retention of teaching staff.