Tertiary Catalogue

Series: State of Disruption


COVID-19: Careers in Chaos

COVID-19: Careers in Chaos

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a unique form of workplace change: one that impacted every person on the planet at the same time. This video discusses the effect of coronavirus on the types of work we do and the ways in which we work. Featuring...Show More
Economic Booms and Busts

Economic Booms and Busts

Economic booms and busts have widespread global consequences. Clearly defining and exploring concepts including real and nominal GDP, inflation, unemployment, recession and consumer confidence, this video looks at the factors that influence the...Show More
Economics and 'Women's Work'

Economics and 'Women's Work'

With its origins tracing back to the Industrial Revolution, this video takes viewers through a timeline of the economic gender gap in relation to the workforce and income parity. While marked improvements have occurred over the last 250 years for...Show More
Economics and Climate Change

Economics and Climate Change

A healthy and growing economy, though socially and politically beneficial, has detrimental trade-offs environmentally. Unpredicted by economists of the last century, the drive of governments to increase GDP without consideration of the planet or...Show More
Emerging into Resilience

Emerging into Resilience

While the sympathetic nervous system triggers the fight-or-flight response to danger, the parasympathetic nervous system allows the body to relax and repair. This video looks at ways we can help our bodies to engage the parasympathetic nervous...Show More
Hacking Happiness

Hacking Happiness

The actions we take can influence the very function of our brain cells, and ground-breaking research has proven just how much control we have over our mind-body connection. This video explores how ‘hacking’ our ‘feel-good’...Show More
Resilience and the Fight-or-Flight Response

Resilience and the Fight-or-Flight Response

Encountering a wild animal predator may be a stress we long left behind in history, but the survival mechanisms humans developed then still serve us in today’s stressful situations, from exams to online bullying. This video explores the...Show More
Stress, Anxiety and Resilience in a Time of Disruption

Stress, Anxiety and Resilience in a Time of Disruption

Our world is currently in a state of disruption not before seen in our lifetimes. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the social, economic and political structures that humans once took for granted, understandably impacting the mental health of...Show More
The Chaos Theory of Careers

The Chaos Theory of Careers

The world around us is complex, dynamic and continually changing, and so too is the workplace. This video introduces the chaos theory of careers, discussing how the butterfly effect and chance events influence jobs and explaining how to...Show More

The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

Economic globalisation is strongly tied to the ideology of neoliberalism. This video guides viewers through the economic history of globalisation, from the downfall of communism and the rise of the free market following the Cold War, to the 2008...Show More
The Economics of Racial Inequality

The Economics of Racial Inequality

Racial inequality refers not only to how citizens are treated within society, but also the access they have to wealth and income. And, while racial inequalities in economics have already come some way, the recent and ongoing Black Lives Matter...Show More
The Gini Coefficient

The Gini Coefficient

Essential viewing for students of Economics, this concise video explains how the Gini coefficient and Lorenz curve are used to calculate the degree of income or wealth inequality within a nation or any other set of people. Using a clear animated...Show More

The Political Impacts of Globalisation

At the heart of political globalisation is the idea of cooperation and consensus between nations. This video takes viewers through the political history of globalisation, from the formation of global institutions following World War II, to the...Show More

The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

Globalisation necessitates cultural exchange, leading to both societal unity and division. This video examines the benefits of globalisation, such as solidarity on global issues, and its drawbacks, such as the impact of nationalism and xenophobia...Show More

Understanding Globalisation

Our world is increasingly interconnected, from politics, to economics, to society and culture. This video gives an overview of what globalisation is and the factors driving its rapid speed, explaining how it can create both opportunities and...Show More
Workforce Disruption

Workforce Disruption

Change is natural and constant, but disruptions have significant impacts on the types of work we do and how we work. This video explores the factors that trigger change, discussing the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the use of computing...Show More
You and the Future of Work

You and the Future of Work

What work will be like in five years may be beyond our wildest dreams. This video discusses how work might look in the future, considers the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the importance of lifelong learning and the changing nature...Show More