The modern world of work

In this lesson, we will introduce how the workplace has changed over time. This includes an overview of traditional and modern work practices; how flexibility is achieved through 24/7/365 availability; and how modern technology facilitates inclusivity and accessibility for all stakeholders.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

The Modern World of Work

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Q1.Which of the following is a disadvantage to organisations of the use of technology?

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Q2.Which of the following is an example of accessibility in the modern workplace?

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Q3.Technology connects people from around the world. Which of the following is an inclusivity advantage of the modern workplace?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Modern World of Work

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of the following is a disadvantage to organisations of the use of technology?

1/3

Q2.Which of the following is an example of accessibility in the modern workplace?

2/3

Q3.Technology connects people from around the world. Which of the following is an inclusivity advantage of the modern workplace?

3/3

Lesson summary: The modern world of work

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