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Roshan Jariwala

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What skills should future graduates possess ?

Revolutionizing higher education system, changing the paradigm, graduate skills gap, no doubt uber minds of this world are in Financial sector and responsible for GFC - moralizing, multiculturalism, technology, sustainability, et cetera, these are some of the hot topics. So how about we ask the same question that was asked in 19th Century during which the schooling system was build: What skills should future graduates posses as a responsible citizen and also as a drivers of the economy ? Answering this question might help us design the next generation of education system, what do you think ?

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    Sep 16 2011: Forgiveness and openess.
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      Sep 20 2011: Definitely agree with openness, the world is coming together, people are collaborating over the net, students are flying overseas to study; multiculturalism.

      John Locke, leading philosopher of British Empiricism. Empiricists' as opposed to rationalists' believe that knowledge comes form experience, thus people from different culture have different experience, people from different countries have different experience and so thus some of the students in the class would have different ideas or sometimes completely radical. Thus it is necessary that students, in fact humanity as a whole have a open-mind, open to what the other person is saying and to the degree that they are open to actually also try out if what the other person is saying actually works.

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