A Day Made of Glass – video series to inspire

A series of videos have been added to the  Information Systems in Context page to inspire thought and discussion about future and emerging technologies.

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HSC stats

In 1967, when the HSC was first introduced, about 18,000 students sat for examinations in 28 different courses and only approximately 20% of Year 10 students completed the HSC. Now more than 65,000 students sit for examinations in around 70 different courses and about 70% of Year 10 students complete the HSC.

Discuss possible links between the changes to the types of available employment and the HSC statistics above.

Changing Nature of Work

There are many jobs now that just did not exist in the 1960s, and there are also many jobs that have almost totally disappeared. Make up a list of all the different types of jobs that have been created since the 1960s and another list of jobs that have virtually disappeared.