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AM McEwan - Why can't you be part of the company alumni?

AM McEwan - Why can't you be part of the company alumni?

If businesses did become involved in education, but in education from the point of view of what I have just been talking about, skills development and capability, you are helping people to question, to reason. Now, actually that’s a dangerous thing to do, because once you start to do that, you start to question them, and evaluate the policies that are coming out and the actions that are coming out, but so in other words, but I think that being[...]
AM McEwan - Education is about teaching people to think critically

AM McEwan - Education is about teaching people to think critically

What then became crucial Thierry is we are getting back to the skills. Now the skills and education, higher education, should – I mean if education is about nothing, certainly at post-graduate level, it’s about teaching people to think critically. You know there is nothing else. It’s not about the content, it’s about how you engage with the content, and it’s about what you do with it. It’s about you critique it, it’s about you adapt, it’s how you use[...]
AM MCEwan - Curation? the bigger question is skills and willingness to dig deep

AM MCEwan - Curation? the bigger question is skills and willingness to dig deep

I think, okay, so there is two answers forming in my mind. Curation, in a sense… the book, my book I just finished and spent two years writing was an exercise in curation. Well I wasn’t curating it for everyone else, I was curating it for me. What did I think? What were the dots that I was joining from a longitudinal perspective, from 30 years ago to now. And then also what patterns was I seeing now? So I think[...]
AM McEwan - Industrialization has started to incorporate diversity

AM McEwan - Industrialization has started to incorporate diversity

Yes, there has been one best way. If you are building a ship, it’s a huge capital investment and it requires an ecosystem of supply, the engineering supplies of steel, and the engineers and the fitting and all the rest of it. You can’t go anywhere else. People have to come to the job, and not only do people come to the job, but they live in the same town. And I grew up in a town, where it was[...]