Undergraduates at the University of Hong Kong in Pok Fu Lam, seen on September 18. With an estimated one in two jobs set to be taken over by automation and artificial intelligence, universities need to change the way they prepare undergraduates for employment. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Paul Stapleton
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Stapleton

Want creative self-starters? Free Hong Kong youths from the classroom

  • To better prepare the city’s young people for a brave new, technologically different world, education needs to change, starting with experiential, out-of-classroom self-learning

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Undergraduates at the University of Hong Kong in Pok Fu Lam, seen on September 18. With an estimated one in two jobs set to be taken over by automation and artificial intelligence, universities need to change the way they prepare undergraduates for employment. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Education reform another lesson in failure

  • All that talk about creativity, play-to-learn, and balanced lifestyles is just a lot of empty sloganeering when vested interests run their own shows with government cash

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