Tackling 4IR in SA and turning pupils’ anxiety to hope

When Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chair of the World Economic Forum, coined the phrase “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR), he argued it would happen at an exponential pace and that new technologies would change society in unpredictable ways.

Centre to this would be artificial intelligence (AI) driving machines to become more efficient than humans: medical diagnosis done faster and more precisely than a radiologist or cars being manufactured faster than any assembly line workers. ..

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