World has 5 years to change how to earn, learn and care – WEF

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Digital education programme. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)
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Cape Town – The World Economic Forum (WEF) said the world has between three to five years to change how it earns, learns and cares in order to transition effectively into a new world order.

Saadia Zahidi, WEF’s Head of education, gender and work, said transforming education ecosystems, creating a care economy and managing the transition to a new world of work require political will, innovative policy, new financing models and, most importantly, a new mindset.

She was writing on the WEF website ahead of the Davos conference of government and business leaders on January 17.

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