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How to create a new and better normal in the education sector

The education sector should use the opportunity of Covid-19 to address its challenges strategically

Student teachers learn new resilience

Learning to teach takes on new forms under the Covid-19 regulations

Traditional universities must adapt or die

Covid-19 made obvious the need for universities to adopt fourth industrial revolution strategies

Miss Rona’s teaching the 4IR lessons

Schooling is stuck in the 1950s, but technology must be blended with the basics of education

Cooper, the grocery assistant with AI, gives concierge service

The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that there is not a part of our lives that will not be affected by the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution.

Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19

Physical distancing rules do not have to mean that we work in isolation; on the contrary, the need for communication has never been greater

Richard Calland: What brave new world awaits us?

Responses to terrible inequality, climate change and the Covid-19 economic crisis will decide this

Artificial intelligence is already responding to our needs

Engineering students are best prepared for the shift in gear, but they will need to learn to change lanes

Four ways African governments can bridge digital skills gap needed for post-Covid economic recovery

As African governments tackle the coronavirus crisis, there is a parallel focus on the future and what an economic recovery will look like

All South Africans can help build a sustainable digital infrastructure

Technology is key for youth to access economic opportunities, however many cannot afford devices or data

Digital banking offers an entry point to the fourth industrial revolution

Digital and mobile offerings have the potential to disrupt the banking industry in South Africa

Build infrastructure to support the fourth industrial revolution

Technology has the potential to solve many of the country’s social problems such as electricity production and the eradication of pit latrines

Review, amend or create policy and legislation enabling the 4IR

Despite the success of Artificial Intelligence, it needs to be regulated for a number of reasons

Incentivise the adoption of 4IR technologies

With great rewards for bringing new technologies into different sectors will come great opportunities for South Africa’s economy

We must equip graduates to excel in tasks that are beyond the scope of AI

With artificial intelligence taking over background tasks in the financial services sector, graduates need to be equipped with modern skills and mindsets to complement the machines and maximise benefits for consumers and the economy

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