DNA editor and digital tailor: Abaev on future professions
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During the government hour in Majilis on digitalization issues, Dauren Abaev, Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan, pointed out the need to train specialists in the so-called professions of the future, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports.
“According to the forecasts of the Institute of the Future, by 2030 there will be 85% of professions in the world that do not yet exist. Among them are the data detective, urban cyber analyst, genetic code editor, digital tailor and even the team manager of people and machines,” he said, noting the need to for updating curricula in the light of current trends.
“Therefore, it is important for universities to take into account such trends and train specialists for the needs of the real market,” Abaev said.