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A Dynamic Learner in the Global Networked Economy

A Dynamic Learner in the Global Networked Economy

“Continuous education and self-improvement are imperative to keep up with work and life in a rapidly changing world. A book by Bradley Staats explains the benefits of dynamic learning and outlines the methods of becoming more effective as a lifelong learner.”

via World Economic Forum

How T-Shaped Skills Demand will Transform Work

How T-Shaped Skills Demand will Transform Work

In the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, there is a new demand to be an interdisciplinary and T-shaped person – that is, one who has an in-depth knowledge of a specific field, with sufficient knowledge in other fields outside their own specialization.

via World Economic Forum

Closing the Skills Gap: Regional Skills Projects

Closing the Skills Gap: Regional Skills Projects

The World Economic Forum ‘Closing the Skills Gap Project’ aims to create global and national platforms to address current skills gaps and to reshape education and training for the future.

via World Economic Forum

Facial Recognition: 16 Industries Ready for Transformation

Facial Recognition: 16 Industries Ready for Transformation

From screening patients for clinical trials to assessing the emotional state of drivers, CB Insights outlines how facial recognition technology is shaping the future of commerce.

via CB Insights

Leading Nations Envision Skills for the Future

Leading Nations Envision Skills for the Future

Finland is the world leader at the provision of future skills education, according to the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI), which is now in its second year, closely followed by Switzerland.

via World Economic Forum

Digital Government Leadership Transformed Estonia

Digital Government Leadership Transformed Estonia

“No nation will change just because it goes digital. Every state is a culture, and that mix of what makes up a nation’s personality remains the same in the analog and digital worlds. Every country has to find its own path.”

via World Economic Forum

How Education Outcomes Drive Economic Performance

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In measuring performance in education, societies often mistakenly focus on inputs rather than outcomes. It’s common to erroneously measure success by counting the resources devoted to it. But expenditures do not equal success. Indeed, societies would like to spend – for an equivalent outcome – as little as possible.

via INSEAD Knowledge