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Education for Jobless Society

Studies in Philosophy and Education. 2017. Vol. 36. No. 1. P. 7-20.

The advent of societies with low employment rates will present a challenge to education. Education must move away from the discourse of skills and towards the discourse of meaning and motivation. The paper considers three kinds of non-waged optional labor that may form the basis of the future economy: prosumption, volunteering, and self-design. All three require the ability of a worker to make meaning of his or her own life. he advent of societies with low employment rates will present a challenge to education. Education must move away from the discourse of skills and towards the dis- course of meaning and motivation. The paper considers three kinds of non-waged optional labor that may form the basis of the future economy: prosumption, volunteering, and self- design. All three require the ability of a worker to make meaning of his or her own life.advent of societies with low employment rates will present a challenge to education. Education must move away from the discourse of skills and towards the dis- course of meaning and motivation. The paper considers three kinds of non-waged optional labor that may form the basis of the future economy: prosumption, volunteering, and self- design. All three require the ability of a worker to make meaning of his or her own life.