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Sahara Sadik

Assistant Director (Research), Institute for Adult Learning Singapore
Deputy Programme Director, Digital Futures of Work

A political economy researcher, Sahara researches on the policy context of the organisation of work, education and labour markets across diverse national systems. She focuses especially on how different societies organise themselves with contrasting ways and opportunities for human development. She is a co-author of the book Learning and Development of Non-permanent Workers in Singapore (2019; London: Routledge).

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Working Paper 5: Rethinking lifelong learning in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

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Working Paper 1: Digital futures of work: reimagining jobs, skills and education for the digital age

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