Awecademy Learning Hub

Wisdom-based Education for Exponential Learners

From September 2020, students from Al Futtaim Education Foundation Schools and Emirati students in the UAE will have an opportunity to participate in the Awecademy Learning Hub. Students enrolled in the programme will be given the opportunity to develop new competencies, future fluencies, advanced skills and powerful values for them to have a positive impact on humanity. Students will spend one day a week at the Innovation Hub, located in Al-Futtaim Headquarters in Dubai Festival City, focusing on solutions-based projects.

Emirati students in the UAE and all students from Al-Futtaim Education Foundation schools are invited to apply to receive a full scholarship to the program. Application deadline is June 26.

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Sessions

24 sessions in total

Problem v/s Solution

Traditional schools are obsolete and not fit for purpose. Awecademy prepares learners for an exciting future.

Traditional Schools

School Buildings

Fixed Timetables

Prescribed Curriculum

Single Pathway

Transcript Credentialing

Conventional Thinking

Exam-focused

Industrial-style Learning for

THE PAST

Awecademy

Online & Global

Emergent Schedules

Integrated Curriculum

Multiple Pathways

Blockchain Credentialing

Exponential Thinking

Solution-focused

Personalized Learning for

THE FUTURE

Educational Model

The educational model will be in contrast to traditional industrial-era models. It will be based on:

Cutting edge Core Curriculum

which focuses on future fluencies, powerful values, and core competencies required to contribute to human progress.

Real-world Preparation

to adapt, thrive, and excel in a world of artificial intelligence, automation, and accelerating change.

Innovative Learning Pathways

which allow each learner to receive personalized coaching, guidance, and mentorship aligned to their interests and strengths.

Purpose-driven Accomplishments

as a result of project-based learning, internships, apprenticeships, and solving global grand challenges.

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Cognitive Environment

Awecademy’s Learning Hubs are embedded in innovation spaces and futuristic learning ecosystems globally.

This Learning Hub will be based out of the Innovation Hub at the Al-Futtaim Headquarters in Dubai Festival City.

The Al-Futtaim Innovation Hub is a space that facilitates innovation and collaboration across the various verticals, including automotive, financial services, real estate and retail.

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Core Curriculum

Based on the six key pillars of the Human Transcendence Index

Learning Pathways

In addition to the programming in all the core topics outlined above, students will have the option of specializing and working on projects in the following pathways, based on their interests:

Exponential Entrepreneurship​

Leveraging exponential technologies to solve grand problems​

Post-Earth​

Preparing for Lunar and Martian colonization and a post-Earth future​

Economic & Political Futures​

Crypto-currencies and new forms of governance for resource-based economies​

Post-A.i. and Automation​

Existential Studies, Humanics, Radical Creativity​

Global Ethics​

Regulations, philosophies, and ethics for future societies​

Benefits of the Program

Awecademy’s flexible education model and alternative learning pathways enable learners to move within and across education, training and employment. This flexibility (as a supplement to mainstream education) means that young people can adapt their learning pathway as they go along, to suit their interests and abilities.

1. Cutting-edge core curriculum

which focuses on future fluencies, powerful values, and core competencies required to contribute to human progress.

2. Develop student portfolio

as a result of project-based learning, solving millennial goals, and purpose-driven accomplishments.

3. Innovative learning pathways

which allow each learner to receive personalized coaching, guidance, and mentorship aligned to their interests and strengths.

Outcomes of the Program

  • 48 interactive workshops on critical skills, fluencies, and values
  • 48 hours of training on an innovative learning pathway of their choice (choice of Exponential Entrepreneurship, Post-Earth, Economic & Political Futures, Post-AI & Automation, & Global Ethics)
  • 25 hours of mentorship from industry experts and global leaders
  • 1 global solution project
  • Multiple guest talks, field studies, & networking events
  • Develop innovative and entrepreneurial solutions that are aligned with the UAE National Strategy, the Centennial Plan and Vision 2021.
  • Develop critical innovation skills and future fluencies.
  • Equip participants with perspectives such as moonshot thinking, abundance mindsets, exponential thinking & big-picture thinking.