African Ministers of Higher Education have discussed on how to prepare African youth for the 4th Industrial Revolution and Digital Economy, 20-22 May 2019 Kigali, Rwanda.

Posted 2019-06-27
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Prof. Hirut has pointed out that Ethiopia is preparing a road map that will lead the country’s Education and TVET sectors for the coming 15 years. MOSHE has already embarked on curriculum review to ensure that the system is preparing the youth better for the future.


The revised curricula will introduce new courses emerging technologies (basic digital skills, artificial intelligence, etc.) for all students enrolled in all programs. In addition, courses on critical and logical thinking, communicative skills, life skills, entrepreneurship, knowledge about their own country and the global world will be also part of the common course package, Professor Hirut stated.


The Minister stated further, Encouraging our universities to provide trainings on digital literacy to all citizens in their localities would be important to prepare the society for the digital economy.

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