East Asia is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (News and Research 72)

Powered by education, East Asia is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Recent trends in automation and rapid technology advances, collectively dubbed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution (“4IR”), are radically shifting the economic landscape, and changing the nature of jobs and the profile of skills required in the labor force.  There are challenges emerging around … Continue reading East Asia is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (News and Research 72)

Disability and the right to education for all (News and Research 71)

Disability and the right to education for all December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Every year, on this day, the international community comes together to take stock of the progress that has been made to advance the rights of disabled people around the world… Growing Talent for the 4th Industrial Revolution … Continue reading Disability and the right to education for all (News and Research 71)

Low-cost schools, diplomas, China and robots (News and Research 69)

Regulating market entry of low-cost private schools in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a theory of private education regulation This study provides a comparative assessment of policies governing private schools in twenty countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Findings suggest that current regulatory systems are failing to adequately address the negative externalities and failures of private schooling markets. Insufficient … Continue reading Low-cost schools, diplomas, China and robots (News and Research 69)

4IR at the HRD Forum in Seoul (News and Research 68)

ASEAN+3 leaders explore ways to secure job amid 4th industrial revolution  Leaders from governments, businesses and academia from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as well as South Korea, China and Japan gathered in Seoul Tuesday to examine ways to better secure jobs amid technological advances dubbed the fourth industrial revolution… Enhancing Job Creation and … Continue reading 4IR at the HRD Forum in Seoul (News and Research 68)

The Artificial Intelligence Issue (News and Research 67)

  Breaking: China: World Bank to Help Improve Compulsory Education in Guangdong A $120 million loan has been approved to improve learning facilities and teaching quality in selected public primary and junior secondary schools in the less developed parts of China's Guangdong Province. Read more More about the Project Partnering for Skills Development in East … Continue reading The Artificial Intelligence Issue (News and Research 67)