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Careers in health care, education and design are unlikely to be automated. Sensationalist claims that 40% of jobs in Australia won’t exist in the future are unhelpful for young Australians thinking about entering the workforce. The reality is some jobs will no longer exist, new jobs will be created and most jobs will undergo some form of transformation. The skills we need for work are changing, but young Australians can plan for these changes. Fears of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) wiping out future work are well founded – new technology is changing the wa…
19.02.2019 · From The_Conversation_Australia
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address, delivered in Cape Town on February 7, has attracted a fair amount of praise. But while the speech scored an A for its vision and plan for economic renewal, it scored an F for education. If the amount of time spent on a topic during the speech is any indication of where the president’s priorities lie, then those concerned about South Africa’s education system –- at all levels –- have reason to be concerned. Early on, he listed “improving educat…
09.02.2019 · From The_Conversation_Africa
Agustus lalu, Menteri Keuangan Sri Mulyani menyatakan kesempatan sekolah bagi perempuan dan laki-laki di Indonesia sudah hampir setara. Tapi kesetaraan gender merosot hingga 50% saat perempuan memasuki dunia kerja karena adanya bias gender dalam berbagai bidang pekerjaan, sehingga hanya 30% perempuan yang bekerja di bidang industri sains, teknologi dan matematika. Selain itu, peran perempuan sebagai ibu dan istri diduga kuat menjadi hambatan dalam mencapai karir tinggi. Karena itu, penting bagi…
30.11.2018 · From The_Conversation_Indonesia
Today I want to set out my case for the enduring relevance of the disciplines. I want to advocate for a content-rich curriculum. And I want to focus in particular on the importance of teaching maths, in sequence, through a structured program, and at the level of a student’s real ability. But I want to get there by way of a parable. The Light in the Cave ...
27.11.2018 · From The_Conversation_Australia