Learning at Work in the Future Work, 7.10.2016

Research seminar

Friday 7.10.2016 at 13.00-15.30

Lecture hall 16, Turku School of Economics

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku

Learning at work has grown in importance due to increasingly complex working life, changes in occupations and constantly new requirements at work and jobs. Another aspect of learning at work underlines the development of workers’ occupational and social competences that enable renewal of working life. How to deal with learning at work?

Academy of Finland Strategic Research Council funded consortium SWiPE together with Turku Centre for Labour Studies (TCLS) organise a research seminar. The seminar is open to staff, faculty members, students and human resource professionals interested in learning at work in the future economy.


13.00 Opening
Future jobs Professor Stephen Billett, University of Brisbane, Australia
14.15 Coffee
14.30 The cinderella story – a skilled worker’s new chance in the digitalized era Ph.D., docent Eveliina Saari, Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
Comments: Professor Anne Kovalainen, Entrepreneurship Unit & TCLS, UTU
15.30 Closing the seminar


Organisers: Academy of Finland Strategic Research Council consortium SWiPE – Smart Work in Platform Economy, and Turku Centre for Labour Studies, University of Turku

Presentations of the seminar