……… an education system designed to impart a fixed body of knowledge and skills from the top down seems hopelessly slow, controlled and cumbersome for a world in which information is emerging the whole time on the Web.
creativity is given equal importance as numeracy and literacy
21 st century economy is the competition to attract creative talents:
Five categories of work in the 21 st century
Routine cognitive tasks: routine cognitive tasks that follow well defined logical rules such as work in call centers, data processing center and other routine aspects of software coding – highly vulnerable to outsourcing
Routine manual tasks: physical labor jobs that follow defined rules – assembly line work. Has rapidly declined due to automation and outsourcing