May 22, 2019

How to Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The mismatch between education and marketable skills needs to be addressed in order to empower the workforce of tomorrow, experts say. Systemic change is needed to harness workers’ potential and better equip the future workforce, said Gerald Solomon, executive director of the Samueli Foundation, a charitable organization focused on science and technology education initiatives.

The Samueli Foundation is starting those changes early. The foundation has created a four-year, high school curriculum centered around esports, or gaming. The curriculum, which is approved by the state of California, aims to meet students where they are and use their existing enthusiasm for gaming as a vehicle for science and technology education.

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