Preparing Students for the Future: The Importance of Education 4.0

Countless forecasts have been made regarding the future of work. Leading organizations from all over the world have been warning of impending changes in the way the working world is structured for years.

The impact and opportunities of the internet have been evident for more than a decade. A thorough analysis by McKinsey in 2011 revealed that while the Internet has eliminated 500,000 jobs over the past 15 years, it has also generated 1.2 million new ones, totaling a net increase of 700,000 or 2.4 jobs for each job that was eliminated. This implies that digitalization and connectivity offers a field of opportunities, just waiting to be plucked.