Changing times, emerging generations: a snapshot of the megatrends affecting higher education #theta2015

Changing times, emerging generations: a snapshot of the megatrends affecting higher education
Mark McCrindle

[More details on changing demographics which tends to be of little interest to me because so abstracted from personal reality – it’s hard for me to get beyond “Yeah so?” especially because any “And so”s developed from this tend to be such vast generalisations about Generation [letter] that I’m automatically sceptical. When you talk about the “Facebook Generation” – not that Mark does but to follow my chain of thought – you miss out all the people who didn’t grow up with computers in the home which is really dangerous in terms of equality. However I did like the saying he quoted that “If you’re leading and no-one’s following, you’re just out for a walk.”]

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