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Disrupting education to align with the future of work
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Disrupting education to align with the future of work

By 2025, 85 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in the division of labour between humans and machines. To prepare millions of young people for the working world that awaits, education systems, curricula and teaching methods urgently need to adjust.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Redefining farm skills for the technological age
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Redefining farm skills for the technological age

Agricultural productivity and performance need to be improved to feed a growing population. Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics will play a key role. Every job in farming will therefore require some reskilling within 10 years, with data analysis skills particularly important.

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Source: World Economic Forum
10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education
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10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education

The huge shift to remote learning necessitated by COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges. But these are starting to be met by promising technological innovations designed to drive student engagement, improve personalisation and protect the online educational environment from intruders.

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Source: Forbes
5 ways for organisations to achieve gender equity
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5 ways for organisations to achieve gender equity

A move to skills-based talent practices has the potential to be an incredible leveller. It could change the way organisations hire, develop, pay and promote talent. Greater access to talent offers one of the few tangible opportunities to ensure cognitive and cultural diversity on critical projects.

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Source: The World Economic Forum
Reskilling the global workforce
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4 ways to cope with disruption of the skills landscape

To reskill 50% of the global workforce by 2025, four critical areas – universal digital learning, micro-credentials, skills-based credentials and hands-on learning – will require coordinated attention from governments, the private sector, donors, and civil society.

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Source: World Economic Forum
New jobs enabled by AI
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Massive upskilling & reskilling investments needed

COVID-19 has accelerated the automation of many tasks, leading some to fear artificial intelligence (AI) will take their jobs. Instead, AI will create more jobs than it automates. But as these jobs will require new skills, businesses and governments must invest in upskilling and reskilling young people and adults.

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Source: World Economic Forum