ABU DHABI - Amid unprecedented change, the principle of lifelong learning is assuming ever greater importance as workforces strive to remain relevant.
During a session entitled Human Development for Economy Growth at the second Aqdar World Summit in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Guo Xiangcen, principal manager at Singapore-based SkillsFuture, spoke on the topic "Human Capital Development for the Future of Work", in the process highlighting Singapore’s skills development effort.
Xiangcen said: "Human capital development has become increasingly important in any country’s key agenda, especially more so given the unprecedented change brought by massive technological advancements and innovation. How do we then prepare our people for the future of work?"
She shared how Singapore has invested in human capital development, as well as the re-definition of the importance of education and lifelong learning.
The Aqdar Summit is an international platform that aims to develop sustainable societies, empower individuals and support important initiatives and awareness programmes that benefit communities across the globe.