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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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Awecademy6 days ago

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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Awecademy2 weeks ago

TED Talk: Why Schools Should Teach for the Real World

“As automation eliminates structured jobs and careers, schools should focus on training students to be bold, creative and entrepreneurial. Instead, argues education advocate Ted Dintersmith, the core purpose of education has been…

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Awecademy2 weeks ago

Awecademy has been selected to represent the UAE at the world’s largest pitch competition for entrepreneurs happening in October at the annual Misk Global Forum.

https://www.thenational.ae/business/economy/uae-picks-3-finalists-for-world-s-biggest-start-up-pitch-competition-in-saudi-arabia-1.1074111

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Awecademy3 weeks ago

A few decades ago, wanting to become a ‘cloud architect’ or ‘social media manager’ was completely unheard of; yet today these are some of the most prevalent jobs. Here are a few examples of work can we expect to do in the future. By Tannya…

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Awecademy3 weeks ago

“The problem cannot be fixed unless politicians and university leaders recognise that the commodification and commercialisation of knowledge is fundamentally flawed. Knowledge needs to be free. Bildung macht frei – education sets you free – was the motto of 19th century German social democrats to…

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Awecademy1 month ago

More good news! Awecademy was runners up and will represent the UAE at the 2020 Entrepreneurship World Cup. (Hub71 is a flagship initiative of the AED 50 billion economic accelerator program, Ghadan 21, which means “tomorrow” in Arabic.)

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Awecademy2 months ago

“Everyone agrees that education is the key to creating a more just and equal world, and that our schools are broken and failing. Proposed reforms variously target incompetent teachers, corrupt union practices, or outdated curricula, but no one acknowledges a scientifically-proven fact that we all…

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Awecademy2 months ago

We are delighted to announce that Raya Bidshahri, founder and CEO of Awecademy, has been selected as the 2020 winner of the Joseph Jaworski Main Award as part of The Next Generation Foresight Practitioners awards – an initiative of the School of International Futures (SOIF)

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Awecademy2 months ago

“This week, Google announced new professional career certificates that can be completed in six months to help Americans obtain high growth job opportunities. They also signalled to jobseekers that they would treat these certificates, which require no prior experience of undergraduate credentials, as the equivalent…