Technological progress over the last half century has been staggering. We are entering a new era of innovation and disruptive technologies which are impacting our lives.
These technologies have the potential to benefit humankind in numerous ways, but only if they are used responsibly and ethically. There will be many intended and unintended consequences that come with each step forward on this journey
Whether the words 'Artificial Intelligence' strike fear into you, or you embrace them with open arms, it is clear that this developing technology will soon impact every area of our lives.
There are concerns about AI and automation leading to a loss of jobs and the creation of skills gaps. The truth is that Artificial Intelligence is advancing so rapidly that 85% of the jobs that our children will do have not even been invented yet!
However, with AI helping to improve education, enhance leisure activities and even positively impact medical diagnosis, there are many benefits as well as challenges in our children's future. We just need to prepare them by giving them the tools to develop self-confidence and build a resilient mindset to cope with this fast pace of change.
This talk focuses on helping our children to develop the skills, confidence and wellbeing to in their adult lives and covers 3 key areas:
- Demystify the myths surrounding the Future of Work
- Demonstrate opportunities and challenges the 4th revolution brings
- Provide understanding of the importance of emotional intelligence, adaptability, self-awareness, resilience and confidence to be successful, whatever our path