How can we tackle the systemic failures in education that our graduates must do battle with today? I was fortunate to have the chance to address this topic as a panelist in the session I moderated on Tuesday on the topic of Reshaping Education, at this year’s Davos, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
It’s that time of year again. The annual conference of the World Economic Forum, affectionately known as Davos 2014, is descending for the 44th time on a ridiculously picturesque village in Switzerland. And with it will descend movers and shakers from all over the world – including more than 30 heads of state, 1,500 captains of industry and academic leaders, and Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey (we’re not jealous. Nope, not us *seethe*).
As the world starts to bubble with Rajeeb Dey’s #unrecruitment revolution – official WEF blog here – you’d be forgiven for thinking he couldn’t possibly have time for another Davos Diary. ESPECIALLY considering he’s going to be on France 24 tomorrow at 16:10, debating the issues around the ‘lost generation’ of job-seekers (which you can stream here). Well, you’d be wrong. Very wrong. Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #3
It has begun! As this year’s World Economic Forum kicks off in seriously snowy style, we’re excessively proud to follow our leader Rajeeb Dey (@rajdey) as he not only attends, but speaks as one of the official Young World Leaders. Get the insider look at the week-long global event from his exclusive diary, as he prepares his talk on Training For Recruitment; rallying the entrepreneurial troops from around the world… Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader
At the end of this month, the business and political elite from around the world will meet in the (no-doubt wildly sunny) Davos, Switzerland for Davos 2013, otherwise known as the annual World Economic Forum; a week-long conference where policy makers, culture creators and global decision makers discuss the state of the economy, creativity at large and the present and future of how we Do Stuff Together. So what can we tell about the world from this year’s agenda? Continue reading Davos 2013: Focus on Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship