Can we ensure that what one learns today is still useful and relevant tomorrow?
What skills will be needed in the workplace of the future? Which new opportunities for learning does technology offer at the individual and organisational levels? These are just a few questions raised within this edition’s topic.
Nobody would argue that a vast majority of society should master basic skills like reading and performing mathematical operations. However, the required skillset keeps growing, e.g., through the advent of new information and communication technologies, digital literacy has become an additional fundamental skill to navigate our new normal information-soaked society.
The paradigm is also shifting to life-long learning: for many, the career path has twists and turns – and oftentimes wanders far away from what was part of one’s training be it vocational or in school. At the International Swiss Talent Forum 2024, we want to find out what Learning for the Future looks like through the lenses of various challenges to try and develop ideas to bring society forward.