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The future of work and learning, Learning Ecosystems


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Working side by side with machines, ubiquitous AI, increasingly virtual worlds and harnessing the power of data is still not a daily bread for 93% of executives. Yet, they seem in no hurry to invest in technological innovations, optimisations and new ways of working that support the future of working and learning from a people-centric approach.

This masterclass will give you insights and a roadmap for the essential factors on which a nimble strategy is based. A learning strategy where the symbiosis between people and technology is the foundation for continuous improvement to survive as an organisation in an ever faster changing world.

Value and expected outcomes

  • The importance of treating problems as opportunities for future-oriented growth

  • The added value of stakeholder engagement to successfully implement innovation

  • How to become more human in a world that becomes more digital

  • Understanding the speed of innovation, that when viewed through the eyes of children, has overtaken us on several occasions

  • Insights into the future of work and how innovation is necessary to remain attractive as an employer

  • Implementable projects are the outcome of this hands-on masterclass that kick-start continuous growth through learning.

"A session that makes us think beyond the limits and invites us to break down barriers and be visionary and creative"

What is covered

  • Based on the international awarded book Learning Ecosystems; creating innovative, lean and tech-driven learning strategies

  • The future of work, learning and value-driven organisations

  • Data analytics in a world where human-machine symbiosis is a reality

  • Innovative technologies and cases successfully implemented by start-ups, learning organisations and multinationals.

  • The Learning Maturity Model and the impact of Lean learning and AI to achieve Learning Ecosystems

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Katja Schipperheijn is an internationally recognised author, learning strategist, futurist, lecturer and keynote speaker on human-centred innovations that support learning and the future of work and, by extension, society. Her provocative ideas challenge traditional dogmas and offer fresh perspectives on how organisations can achieve sustainable growth by investing in learning and a strategy focused on continuous improvement.

Katja's work explores the intersection of technology and human experience and its impact on our society, often drawing inspiration from observing the world through the eyes of our children. As such, Katja's keynote speeches are engaging, inspiring and tailored to the needs of her very diverse audience. Her energetic style and ability to connect with her audience make her an ideal choice for events focused on learning, innovation and technology for a future that already seems to have caught up with us.

Besides advising governments, multinationals, learning institutions and start-ups, Katja is also a philanthropist as founder of sCooledu and author of Little Digital Citizens (Dutch 2018). More than 15,000 children have already participated in her workshops about the future and the increasingly virtual world. In doing so, she demonstrates her commitment to social responsibility and the importance of promoting digital literacy among young people.

By booking Katja for an event, you not only gain valuable insights but also support a good cause.

Based on her most recent book Learning Ecosystems (2023) finalists best international business books in London and listed at Top 100 best international business books at the eLearning Journal in Germany, Katja also offers advice for selecting technology and implementing these innovations with involved stakeholders. This can be part of a tailor- made keynote and extended with a workshop.


- Continuous improvement through innovation and Learning Ecosystems
- Learning Ecosystems focusing on AI and the seamless integration between humans and technology
- The Learning Maturity Model for organisations and Lean Learning Development
- Has the future caught up with us, the future of learning and work inspired by children
- Leadership based on continuous improvement for nimble growth by focusing on human-centred innovation

Katja Schipperheijn

Author, learning strategist and keynote speaker with a passion for continuous improvement through human-centred innovations that support learning

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