Bill Gates: You are never too smart to be confused
Not only is it okay to change your mind or have a second career... it can be a very good thing. At some point in your career, you will find yourself facing a problem you cannot solve on your own.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Bill Gates: You are never too smart to be confused
How to enhance ties between universities and industry in Africa
Research institutions in sub-Saharan Africa must come to terms with the fact that local industry may not yet be ready or robust enough to provide the required support for research.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
How to enhance ties between universities and industry in Africa
How universities can best prepare for the generative AI tech revolution
In the next 10 years, over 1 billion jobs are set to be transformed by AI technology. Higher education institutions need to prepare students for this revolution.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
How universities can best prepare for the generative AI tech revolution
Reskilling wave: One billion set to acquire new skills by the year 2030
Traditional education systems are struggling to prepare students for a future of rapidly changing work demands.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Reskilling wave: One billion set to acquire new skills by the year 2030
How to leverage your skill sets in the post-knowledge AI economy
Skills have been part of human development, and have evolved as we invented new types of technologies changing the nature of work and the ways in which people exchange goods and services.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
How to leverage your skill sets in the post-knowledge AI economy
What your work style preference says about you
At a basic level, most work style and personality preference assessments plot you and your team on a continuum from introverted to extroverted and from task-oriented to people-oriented.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
What your work style preference says about you
Education systems need to start taking a 'skills-first' approach
Children need to learn to collaborate, to have empathy and kindness, to look after each other and the environment, as well as to solve problems and think critically.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Education systems need to start taking a 'skills-first' approach
Why should we pay attention to the UN 2023 Water Conference?
Natural resources crises, including for water and food, come within the top 10 biggest risks facing humanity in the coming decade, in the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2023.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Why should we pay attention to the UN 2023 Water Conference?
What is the UN Water Conference and what are its themes?
It also marks the halfway point through the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development", adopted by the UN General Assembly on World Water Day on March 22, 2018
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
What is the UN Water Conference and what are its themes?
You are going to need the ability to make sense of data in your career
In the era of big data, ability to take large amounts of data and organise it into a usable format will be critical to developing actionable insights.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
You are going to need the ability to make sense of data in your career
ChatGPT could be an effective and affordable personal tutor
There have been many AI-driven experiments this century in building 'intelligent tutors'. An academic says ChatGPT could be used to help students learn, but not in its current state.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
ChatGPT could be an effective and affordable personal tutor
ChatGPT and cheating: ways to change students' grading system
The second era of digital technologies, including generative artificial intelligence, brings with it concerns about academic integrity like plagiarism and cheating.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
ChatGPT and cheating: ways to change students' grading system
How skills-based organisations can use AI to create the jobs of tomorrow
The world of work as we once knew it no longer exists. For years, work was a static concept and narrowly defined.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
How skills-based organisations can use AI to create the jobs of tomorrow
Why learning to code should be a central part of the global education system
Coding seems to be swiftly globalizing, a reflection of the lives and cultures of the next generation of coding talent.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Why learning to code should be a central part of the global education system
Red flag as list of world's most endangered species swells
Some 41,000 species are on IUCN's red list of endangered species. Hoverfly, the world's second biggest pollinator, is currently under threat
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Red flag as list of world's most endangered species swells
Education 4.0: The 3 skills students will need for the jobs of the future
To create the environment required to foster Education 4.0, existing educational systems must be upgraded and invested in.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Education 4.0: The 3 skills students will need for the jobs of the future
Ways to make housing affordable
Forward-thinking cities must work closely with developers to find equitable solutions to long-term affordability.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Ways to make housing affordable
Why language coding needs an uplift in a globalised economy
The ISO 693-3 has moved the two-letter language coding to a three-letter standard that takes into account more regional dialects.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Why language coding needs an uplift in a globalised economy
Ways businesses can support the wellbeing of staff with disabilities
The number of persons who live with a disability is increasing due to demographic trends and increases in chronic health conditions, among other causes.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Ways businesses can support the wellbeing of staff with disabilities
Despite going to school, millions of children learning only very little
To have any meaning, the right to education must ensure learning. For most children around the world, including Kenya, it does not.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Despite going to school, millions of children learning only very little
Here's why the same six varsities always come out on top of the world
In the 2022 edition of the ranking, Harvard is in the first place; followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge and then the University of California Berkeley.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Here's why the same six varsities always come out on top of the world
Why are young people not fully prepared for the jobs of the future?
A lack of exposure to digital tools and digital ambition, makes many young people ill-prepared for the jobs of the future. The average penetration of ICT connectivity in households is still low.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Why are young people not fully prepared for the jobs of the future?
How companies can improve employee happiness, wellbeing
While many corporate perks focus on pleasure-seeking, happiness also depends on the collective pursuit of meaning.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
How companies can improve employee happiness, wellbeing
Here's why firms need to bridge the skills gap for mutual benefit
Workers who believe they have skills that are in short supply are significantly happier and more empowered, they need in-demand skills, including use of technology and not be replaced by it.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Here's why firms need to bridge the skills gap for mutual benefit
What led to global housing crisis and how to fix it
The world needs to build 96,000 new affordable homes daily to house the estimated three billion people who will need access to adequate housing by 2030, UN-Habitat says.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
What led to global housing crisis and how to fix it
Narrowing gender gap in workforce, higher education via online access
Last year's Global Gender Gap Report underscored the importance of "re-deploying and re-employing women in emerging jobs" to shape a gender-equal recovery
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Narrowing gender gap in workforce, higher education via online access
Remote working isn't going anywhere, according to Google search trends
As many remote workers have discovered, kitchen-table chairs weren't designed to offer the kind of lumbar support necessary for an eight-hour workday.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Remote working isn't going anywhere, according to Google search trends
Why schools should teach climate change
Many believe that putting climate change-related subjects on school curriculums will help young people cope better with the reality of global warming, both practically and psychologically.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Why schools should teach climate change
Vihiga's early risers in queues, counting minutes to vote
Among prominent leaders expected to vote in the county is Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Vihiga's early risers in queues, counting minutes to vote
We are winning, William Ruto assures supporters in last submission
The Deputy President went on to fashion the Tuesday elections as a contest between the people of Kenya and the deep state out to avert the will of the people.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
We are winning, William Ruto assures supporters in last submission
Chebukati: Venezuelans in country legally, stickers can be accounted for
IEBC chairperson has clarified that stickers that three Venezuelan contractors were found in possession of were for KIEMS kits' identification.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Chebukati: Venezuelans in country legally, stickers can be accounted for
How firms are empowering older workers
There is a global myth that productivity declines as workers age. In fact, including older workers is an untapped source for growth.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
How firms are empowering older workers
Study shows successful education reforms lead to better economies
Successful education reforms lead to better economies. But better economic opportunities for individuals are likely the first steps along the path to improving a nation's economy.
By World Economic Forum 1 year ago
Study shows successful education reforms lead to better economies
Ways companies can build joy among staff in the workplace
Even before the ravages of Covid-19, workplace joy and justice were a reservoir of untapped people energy. Only 37 per cent of workers actually experience joy at the workplace.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
Ways companies can build joy among staff in the workplace
Reimagining degrees to increase equity, access and job readiness
Broadening access to education, however, can unlock economic opportunities. Higher education attainment increases employment rates, job security and lifetime earnings.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
Reimagining degrees to increase equity, access and job readiness
Virtual reality positioned to reshape future of education
VR is being adopted more readily as the gains of experiential learning are being realised. It makes education less conventional, and advances K-12, higher education and vocational training.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
Virtual reality positioned to reshape future of education
Education 4.0 could add Sh300trn to global wealth
As part of the global post-pandemic recovery, there is currently a unique window to identify opportunities for strategic investment to transform learning and to reimagine education.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
Education 4.0 could add Sh300trn to global wealth
From data literacy to AI skills: Vital traits you need in today's workforce
Post-Covid business leaders would need traits such as data-literacy and being comfortable working with AI. Most experts agree the future of artificial intelligence is the future of work.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
From data literacy to AI skills: Vital traits you need in today's workforce
How computer coding will crack unemployment
Programming isn’t key because it teaches modern skills, it’s important because it teaches computational thinking.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
How computer coding will crack unemployment
CEOs say virtual reality will be good for business
Advances in technology are becoming more reliable than economic, political or social trends in informing businesses’ long-term strategy, say almost all the global executives surveyed.
By World Economic Forum 2 years ago
CEOs say virtual reality will be good for business
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