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Ewart Keep

Professor Emeritus, Oxford University
Collaborator, Digital Futures of Work

Professor Keep has been researching employment and skills issues for more than 35 years. He has written on lifelong learning, employers’ investment in skills, how skills policies are created and enacted, and the role of education and training within broader economic development. He has advised the UK government, is a member of its new Skills and Productivity Board, and is also board member of the Scottish Funding Council, and sits on the Scottish Government’s Strategic Labour Market Group.

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Publications | February 8, 2021

Working Paper 3: Initial thoughts on policy issues for the future of work

In light of the different types and orders of effects that digitalisation has on skill needs and education and training (E&T), it is paramount to note the impact of technology on pre-existing debates within education policy. Because skill demands triggered by AI and technological change more broadly, it re-ignites and