Australia needs to reinvent its education systems for the digital age and beyond adding a few STEM courses in schools or teaching every child how to code.
“It is about fostering critical thinking, independent problem-solving, and lifelong learning that can help people adapt to change. It is about investing in human capital.”
“It is not just all about reading, writing and arithmetic. It is about leadership skills and collaboration skills, communication and creativity….and it’s helping people understand that what you learn now isn’t the end product. It’s about being able to adapt, deal with ambiguity and be curious about what is happening in the world so that you can continuously adapt to whatever the future of work might be.”
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June 5, 2018