What is important when choosing an education today? Can a degree guarantee success? The speakers will look at how we can make education part of our lives, choose the knowledge that is important, and make it work for us in everyday life.
Today it is common to speak of information overload: contemporary humans read more text per day than ever before. At the same time, the knowledge we get is scattered and often it is hard to figure out what is really important. Despite the great choice of schools and courses, contemporary education does not necessarily help us make sense of the information space we inhabit or teach us how to learn. Education should not be seen as having an end-point. In order for it to work and help us meet professional and personal challenges, learning should become a lifestyle. We are often told what we should do, but we rarely hear of what we shouldn’t. Experts in science and education will talk about the knowledge we should avoid and explain what we need to learn in order for education to be pleasant and useful in everyday life.
The discussion has been organized with the ScienceMe project and Skillbox online university.