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Awecademy

Awecademy is a future-focused educational organization that is disrupting traditional high school curricula and inspiring students to bring about civilization-level change. Through an online platform and off-line programs, we future-proof high school students, educators, and industry leaders with new competencies, future fluencies and critical survival skills.

Awecademy SciFest

SciFest Dubai is the annual Dubai Science Festival that is focused on promoting critical thinking, innovation, emerging technologies, and futures thinking. The aim is to celebrate science through the arts. Now in its fifth consecutive year, the 2018 edition of the Festival took place from Sept. 23 - Oct. 10 in partnership with AREA 2071. SciFest Dubai’s knowledge partner includes Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority.

Jason Silva: Awecademy

"Empowering a new generation of cosmic citizens." Exponential technologies and disruptive innovations are ushering in a world of accelerating change. Awecademy prepares young minds for this radically different future. Awecademy is a future-focussed online educational platform that offers global learners the opportunity to learn, connect and solve humanity’s grand challenges. The aim is to help learners see the big picture, take a cosmic perspective, have a species-wide positive impact, and help bring about civilization-level change.

Wisdom-based Education for Exponential Learners

The Awecademy Learning Hub is the first of its kind in the region. 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 Learning Hub in AREA2071 focusing on solutions-based projects.

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Awecademy

Exponential technologies and disruptive innovations are ushering in a world of accelerating change. Awecademy prepares young minds for this radically different future. We are an online platform that allows learners to: Do: Solve grand challenges and contribute to human progress Connect with global thinkers and renowned innovators Learn: Access awe-inspiring educational programs The goal is to nurture innovators and critical thinkers who can see the big picture, take a cosmic perspective, and have a positive impact on the world.
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The latest from Rohan Roberts about the evolving role of the teacher.

https://medium.com/awecademy/the-evolving-role-of-the-teacher-bbb362738a95

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TED Talk: Why Schools Should Teach for the Real World

“As automation eliminates structured jobs and careers,…

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Awecademy has been selected to represent the UAE at the world’s largest pitch competition for entrepreneurs happening in October at…

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A few decades ago, wanting to become a ‘cloud architect’ or ‘social media manager’ was completely unheard of; yet today…

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“The problem cannot be fixed unless politicians and university leaders recognise that the commodification and commercialisation of knowledge is fundamentally…

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More good news! Awecademy was runners up and will represent the UAE at the 2020 Entrepreneurship World Cup. (Hub71 is…

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“Everyone agrees that education is the key to creating a more just and equal world, and that our schools are…

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We are delighted to announce that Raya Bidshahri, founder and CEO of Awecademy, has been selected as the 2020 winner…

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“This week, Google announced new professional career certificates that can be completed in six months to help Americans obtain high…

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A recent report by EY points out that “The world changed in March 2020. Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic strained…

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How can we leverage the awe and scale of exponential technologies to build a better, more robust future?

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“Schools are places where learning happens, but how much of what students learn there matters? “Almost all of our learning…

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“The human needs economy is the future. Throughout the last few decades, fundamental shifts in technology and human behavior have…

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The Future of Learning:
Gig Economies, Participatory Media, Cultural Capital, and New Learning Pathways

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The latest by Tannya Jajal: “How zooming out in the middle of a pandemic can help ease our suffering.”

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“When CNBC asked Canadian journalist, author and host of Revisionist History Malcolm Gladwell about the worst investment he sees people…

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Our previous session for the Awecademy summer camp was on Future Ethics. The students were taught to Tackle the ethical,…

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Our 4th session was on Cosmic Perspectives. Where Zoomed out of Earth to consider the cosmos and ponder on the…

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