Get ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

#NSTletters: The revolution which emphasises automation and artificial intelligence will have a direct impact on manpower requirements.

14.11.2019

NSTletters: The revolution which emphasises automation and artificial intelligence will have a direct impact on manpower requirements.

THE Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) will not only be changing business models and employment trends but also the way we live, work and communicate.

The unemployment statistics did not indicate whether we are on the right track in grooming our youth, especially our graduates, to face IR4.0 as yet.

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik should have frequent dialogue with employers to find out why they are not willing to employ local graduates. He should also seek regular feedback from various industries with the aim of gathering relevant data relating to the on-going changes which are taking place in the workplace.

We don’t need reforms to improve the standard of English among our students; just bring back the teaching and learning of science and mathematics in English to the classrooms quickly.

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