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Digital technology's role in enabling skills development for a connected world

Published Jul 3, 2017

by Axelle Devaux, Julie Belanger, Sarah Grand-Clement, Catriona Manville

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التربية والتعليم: دور التكنولوجيا الرقمية في التمكين من تطوير المهارات لعالمٍ مترابط

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This Perspective explores the ways in which the growth of digital technology is impacting education and skills. The authors state that technology is not only more prevalent in people's lives, but its growing use will affect schools' curriculum, new digital skills in jobs, and the changing use of services. However, they point out that education establishments are not keeping up with the technology growth, that new skills will have to be learnt outside of only digital skills, and that digital technology could lead to increased social exclusion for different sections of our society.

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