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UAE: 85% of jobs will disappear in the coming years
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The activities of the Rewired Education Summit will be launched during the “Expo 2020 Knowledge and Education Week”, the fifth week of the topics organized by the international event during its convening period.

The activities of the Rewired Education Summit will be launched during the “Expo 2020 Knowledge and Education Week”, the fifth week of the topics organized by the international event during its convening period.

The summit will be held at the Dubai Exhibition Center for a period of three days (until December 14), to highlight the importance of ensuring universal access to education, and the need to modernize education for a prosperous and sustainable future. The summit will also discuss ways to address the main barriers to communication between all parties to reach the goals. desired.

This came during a media briefing held yesterday at the Expo Media Center, in the presence of the Vice President of Communications, "Expo 2020 Dubai", Muhammad Al-Ansari, and the director of the "Rewired" platform, Annina Matson.

Mattson said:The summit is part of the Rewired platform that brings together actors from all over the world to collectively address education challenges. I truly believe that this summit is an important step to bring together people from different countries and cultures to create a new future, and the timing in which we hold It is important to rebuild our societies after the (Corona) pandemic, and I believe that (Expo) is the perfect place to push forward work towards this matter, as more than 100 sessions will be held, and 400 speakers from 70 countries will be hosted, and we will focus on three thematic axes, which are youth skills and the future of Work, innovation, education and education financing.

And she continued: “The ratios, announced by the World Economic Forum, indicate that 85% of the jobs we know today will disappear within 15 years, so what do we teach our children for? And what skills do they need? This is a concern for parents, and it is a concern for most of the developing world and low-income countries, where the education crisis has been very large and prolonged.”

Mattson stressed, during her speech, the importance of teaching future generations the basic skills to face changes, to be armed with them after they finish school. What they really need are critical thinking skills, flexibility towards change, and the ability to adapt and solve problems.

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