Australian Foreign Minister briefs Indian students regarding education opportunities in her country

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 July 2017, 07:11 PM
AUSTRALIAN foreign Minister Julie Bishop
AUSTRALIAN foreign Minister Julie Bishop

On a two day visit to India, Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop has interacted with students on the subject 'Career of future'at Shiv Nadar School. 

She said "We can see that the jobs and careers of the future are going to be very different.A decade later, at least 65 per cent of students today will end up working in an industry which has not even been thought of.So the challenge before the education system is to prepare students for a future which is quite unknown".

"Australia is the second most popular destination in the world for intyernational students and last year there were 70,000 enrolments from India for students to study in our universities, in our institutions and we have some of the best in the world,"she said.

She also added that though technological adaptability is a must in this day and age time but an individual's ability to communicate should not be taken away by machines.

She emphasised that "This is a time of unprecedented change and we see technological advancements disrupting the way we live,the way we communicate and the way we work".

While interacting with students she said At a time when we see an increase in robotics, automation and artificial intelligence, technological adaptability is amust but an individual's ability to communicate should not be taken away by machines. 

With PTI inputs

First Published: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 06:54 PM
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