"50% of what we teach you over the next five years will be wrong, or inaccurate. Sadly, we don't know which 50%." This is a phrase that often gets aired at the welcoming lecture to medical schools.
It is true also of what our education system has become. It is not entirely in tune with the reality of the job market. However, what we have is still a must for every child for their primary and secondary educations.
It is post-secondary where it is becoming more complicated as technology is dramatically shifting the order of things as we knew it; much faster.
If we consider the jobs market that we want to prepare our children, then we need to understand with them, how technology is transforming the business landscape.
With acceleration in technology, the transformation to the business landscape is major and affects everyone; though some changes are minor others are at a reasonably large scale. In some sectors, the whole process of business has changed, and in other cases, entire industries are being destroyed to be re-invented.
It is crucial for all of us, more so for those careering or yet to enter the job market to consider how changes are happening to the business world hence jobs or risk being left behind.
Let me share with you this article on "8 Ways Technology Is Changing the Business Landscape".