The digitisation of work will bring competition from the developing world.
"It’s all about staying relevant as disruption and automation happens.”
Students from countries like Brazil, India, China and Bangladesh now have unprecedented access to high-quality education through free online platforms like EdX, which offers free courses by Ivy League universities like Harvard. The democratisation of education means the 'elite advantage' of students from countries like Singapore and England is forever gone.
With STEM you could start off as someone who studied philosophy, but then you might become a game designer. After that, you might start building robotics for the elderly.
It’s all about staying relevant as disruption and automation happens. You can’t save yourself from automation unless you know what’s being automated and create something on top of it.
You need to teach the humanities, project management skills, strategies of computational thinking. Changing the ways things are taught is also crucial.