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Friday, June 10 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Effects of Digitalisation on Education: What Skills are Required?

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Digitalization is not only a thriving force of changes in the labour market. Education must adapt to these new challenges. Thereby, discussion should not focus on devices and apps in the classroom, but on the skills needed in future labour market and in tomorrow’s society. Good education has to help children to become winners of digitalisation. How does this impact curriculum in schools? How does this change the role of teachers? Roger Wehrli will try to answer these questions by starting his presentation with some insights on recent shifts in labour markets.

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Roger Wehrli

Deputy Head Economic Policy & Education, economiesuisse
Roger Wehrli is deputy head economic policy and education at economiesuisse, the Swiss Business Federation. He leads, amongst other things, the working group “compulsory school” of economiesuisse. He graduated in economics from the University of Zurich and Lausanne and attained... Read More →

Friday June 10, 2022 2:30pm - 3:15pm CEST
Classroom R14