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Learning Factories and their Impact on Developing Multidisciplinary Digital Competencies

Wed, Oct 23, 2:00 to 2:50pm, Convention Center, Conference Rm 13

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The implementation of interconnected manufacturing at companies may have broad implications for its stakeholders including changes in learning culture. This study investigates how interconnected learning factories in German vocational schools may minimize the gap of learning in schools and in companies. Therefore, expected multidisciplinary digital competencies of learners were analyzed. Findings highlight the importance of structured implementation of learning factories and the preparation of all stakeholders for Industry 4.0 processes on organizational and personal level.