Educating for the 4th Industrial Revolution - Regional Policy Seminar

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Educating for the 4th Industrial Revolution - Regional Policy Seminar

When, local time: 28 September - 29 September 2017

Where: Bangkok, Thailand

Type of event: Seminar

The UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok) and the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) will host the annual UNESCO-KEDI Regional Policy Seminar 28-29 September 2017 in Bangkok. This year's seminar will focus on “educating for the 4th Industrial revolution”, which is characterized by the fusion and amplification of technology such as artificial intelligence, automation and robotics, and the far-reaching mobile connectivity between billions of people with unprecedented access to data and knowledge. This year the organizers will hold an open policy dialogue in order to understand countries in the Asia-Pacific region can respond to and prepare for educating for the 4th Revolution. The outcome of the meeting will be a thematic policy brief that includes the discussions, evidence, key findings and policy recommendations of the seminar. This document can guide Member States’ Ministries of Education and National Commissions on educating for the 4th Industrial Revolution.  

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