When I first enrolled onto my engineering degree back in the 1980s, it really felt as though my university education would provide the basis upon which my entire career would be based, with some degree of training “top-up” required from time to time as science developed, in a somewhat pedestrian way.
How wrong was that assumption! The speed, scale, and scope of the disruption we’re experiencing today surpasses anything I could have imagined back then. Skills require a continual and quite profound refresh as the world advances ever more quickly. What’s also noticeable these days is how people with