Training and industry 4.0: Training practices and challenges between technology and awareness (the voice of the trainers)
Keywords:Continuous training, Industriy 4.0, Educational Technologies, Trainers Competencies, Training Practices
Given the influence that the Industry 4.0 phenomenon has on the world of education and training, it is necessary to monitor its evolution in order to enable educational and training institutions to update their curricula and acquire new technologies and training practices to support teaching activities. Through the collection and analysis of the testimonies of a group of 21 Italian continuing education trainers, an attempt was made to frame and understand the direct and indirect effects of Industry 4.0 on Italian training processes, methods, and training contexts in order to return a set of useful information for both the world of vocational training and the world of generalist education, as it too is called upon to confront this phenomenon. The information that emerged may be useful for recalibrating and localising educational training models oriented towards digitalisation and technological innovation.
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