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. ChengUndergraduates 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
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

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. ChengUndergraduates 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
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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