In a context where recent technological innovations herald upheavals on the job market, the TFO Media Group wanted to draw a profile of the situation based on a review of research.
The primary objective is to identify critical issues for the Canadian education system and make a list of recommendations to make sure tomorrow’s citizens won’t be left behind.
- “65% of children currently entering elementary school will be employed in jobs that do not yet exist.” World Economic Forum (2016)
The development of robotization, automation and artificial intelligence, and technology has profound repercussions on our lifestyles, and on the economy in general.
- “It is clear that in the 21st century, the traditional lecture-based training and pedagogy alone cannot develop new skills and that many changes are required in the school system.” Ontario Ministry of Education (2016)