Nassim Taleb and Dmitry Peskov at WorldSkills Kazan 2019: a dialogue on risk-engineering in terms of economic development Conference 15.07.2019, 13:10 This will probably be the most fascinating keynote speech at the WorldSkills Conference 2019, to be delivered jointly by the American publicist, economist, and former trader Nassim Taleb and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and Technological Development Dmitry Peskov.
Game-based learning expert Jordan Shapiro to speak at WorldSkills Conference 2019 Conference 08.07.2019, 08:39 Jordan Shapiro, PhD, the author of the concept of digital game-based learning and the book “The new childhood: raising kids to thrive in a connected world”, is among the speakers of the WorldSkills Conference 2019.
Pavel Luksha: “Educational systems worldwide increasingly fail to respond to real sector’s needs” Conference 04.07.2019, 12:08 The founder of Global Education Futures platform and one of the co-authors of the “Atlas of new professions” Pavel Luksha will participate in the WorldSkills Conference 2019.
Lifelong learning as a way to stay wanted in the labour market Conference 03.07.2019, 11:57 On 23 August, the WorldSkills Conference 2019 will host the session “Training for tomorrow: Innovations for lifelong learning” to touch on processes of lifelong learning and new skills mastering, and methods of teaching professions which do not exist yet. Paul Comyn, Senior Skills and Employability Specialist at International Labour Organization, Njideka Harry, Founder and CEO of Youth for Technology Foundation, and Carl Frey, Co-Director and Oxford Martin Citi Fellow on the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment, will share their experience on the topic.
Green economy: a way to overcome environmental challenges in a systemic way Conference 02.07.2019, 08:43 Session “What are green skills? Making sense of the green economy” will take place on Day 1 of WorldSkills Conference 2019. The experts will discuss the need to explore and develop green skills in Russia and across the globe that not only focus on sustainable production and green living, but also help us overcome environmental challenges in a systemic way. They will touch upon an important issue of training human resources for solving environmental and ecosystem problems, as this sphere’s needs for new technologies and innovations is increasing.