Minister of Education Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi reiterated that sustainable economic and social development requires human capital.
He likewise expressed that advanced education foundations assume a critical part in supporting understudies’ capacities and giving them the information and abilities they need to prevail in the current and future work market, which assists close the hole between what understudies with realizing and what businesses need.
Value of Education in Labor Market
The assertion was made during the “Reskilling Unrest: The World Economic Forum (WEF) held the “Enabling A Business Imperative” session as part of “The Growth Summit 2023” at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, with the following theme: Jobs and Opportunity for All on May 2 and 3, the UAE delegation, led by Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Vice President of the UAE Gender Balance Council, attended strategic sessions at the Growth Summit, held a number of bilateral meetings, and met with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, to talk about ways to improve the UAE Government’s partnership with the WEF.
There were three main themes at the summit: empowering tough development, by progressing comprehensive and reasonable monetary development, exchange, venture, efficiency, producing, worldwide turn of events and fair globalization; supporting job creation, living wages, job transitions, and an equitable future of work by investing in education, skills, and health; and accelerating economic equity by promoting gender equality, health equity, care, diversity and inclusion, racial and social justice, and a fair green transition.
He talked about the UAE’s approach to education, which focuses on connecting students’ skills with the needs of the job market now and in the future by aligning higher education institutions with the country’s development goals.
According to Dr. Al Falasi, it is essential to develop adaptable and proactive educational systems that keep up with technological advancement and future employment requirements in order to close the gap between educational outcomes and requirements of the labor market. He likewise discussed how significant it is for instructive organizations to collaborate with bosses to make state-of-the-art instructive projects that show understudies the most popular information and abilities.
He also said that the UAE Ministry of Education and its partners are always working to improve the country’s innovative education system to help it grow in a holistic and long-term way.
The theme of the Growth Summit 2023 was “Creating New Opportunities in a World That Is Rapidly Changing.” By encouraging collaboration among various stakeholders, it aimed to improve the future of economies, societies, and workplaces.