- A disruption is a sudden break or interruption. Disruptive education is, therefore, that which intends to break with the established model to improve the existing one. And many experts think the change is both necessary and urgent because the current system is anachronistic, in other words it is still anchored in the last century and is failing to address the needs of the digital age.
- Historically, universities have moved slowly and had problems adapting themselves to changes, but they are currently going through a disruptive period.
- Multidisciplinary learning. The frontiers between disciplines no longer exist. Therefore, training must be adapted and content-rich so as to create professionals with a far reaching vision.
Category 2: The Big Picture of the Digital Age
[genioux fact deduced or extracted from Iberdrola]
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- Inherited from sources + Supported by the knowledge of one or more experts.
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Iberdrola is a Spanish multinational electric utility company based in Bilbao, Spain. Iberdrola has a workforce of around 34,000 employees in dozens of countries on four continents serving around 31.67 million customers. Subsidiaries include Scottish Power (United Kingdom) and a significant part of Avangrid (United States), amongst others. The largest shareholder of the company was, in 2013, Qatar Investment Holding; other significant shareholders are Norges Bank, Kutxabank and Bankia.
Iberdrola is a global energy company, the number-one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities by market capitalisation. The group has businesses in numerous countries and supplies energy to over 100 million people, mainly in Spain, United Kingdom (Scottish Power), USA (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy or France. With a workforce of 34,000 and assets in excess of €113bn, it achieved a turnover of €35bn and a net profit of €3bn in 2018.