Jobs & Education in the 21st Century: The Bigger Picture

Overview

As Winston Churchill so famously once said, ‘never let a good crisis go to waste’. If we’re not inspired to think about a reformation of the education and jobs system worldwide after this crisis, then it will be a wasted opportunity.

The World Economic Forum predicts that the rise of the machines will eliminate 85 million jobs by 2025, but it is expected to create 87 million new ones particularly in care, big data and the green economy. How do we reskill an entire workforce to be ready for that transition?

For this CogXtra we will be exploring the many nuances around refitting the education system to reflect a digital future – that means mandatory modules around AI and data as well as allowing for workforces everywhere to be digitally fit.

Vital questions we want to answer with you include – how do we reskill a nation for the digital age? What do jobs of the future look like? And how do go about renovating the school systems to reflect the digital age?

Let’s make this change for smarter, more equipped generations everywhere.

Sessions

Fireside chat: Rutger Bregman – Our future: the freedom to learn and play

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Speakers

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Rutger Bregman

Historian and Author

Sumi Somaskanda

Anchor and Reporter

Conrad Wolfram

Founder, computerbasedmath.org

Sue Sentance

Chief Learning Officer Raspberry Pi