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Friday, 13 October 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT)

Most Likely To Succeed, Documentary Screening

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Artificial intelligence, Big data, Robotics, the Internet of Things, 5G and more – we live in a future of rapid technological change. 

How do we give students the real-world skills and experience they need to succeed?

As today’s generation face a future of unprecedented technological change, it is our challenge and responsibility to equip them with the skills and experience to adapt and thrive in this constantly evolving environment.

 UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology invites you to attend this special screening of Most Likely to Succeed, a thought-provoking documentary feature film that reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world.

Most Likely to Succeed explores compelling new approaches that aim to transform learning as we know it. After seeing this film, the way you think about ‘school’ will never be the same.

Who should attend?
This FREE film screening is open to teachers, parents, university lecturers and tutors, students and anyone interested in the future of education. 

About Most Likely to Succeed
Directed by acclaimed documentarian Greg Whiteley, Most Likely to Succeed has been named among the best edu-documentaries ever produced by Education Week.

Over a century ago, American education underwent a dramatic transformation as the iconic one-room schoolhouse evolved into an effective system that produced an unmatched workforce tailored for the 20th Century. As the world economy shifts and traditional white-collar jobs begin to disappear, that same system remains intact, producing potentially chronic levels of unemployment among graduates in the 21st Century.

The film follows students into the classrooms of High Tech High, an innovative new school in San Diego. There, over the course of a school year, two groups of ninth graders take on ambitious, project-based challenges that promote critical skills rather than rote memorization. Most Likely to Succeed points to a transformation in learning that may hold the key to success for millions of our youth – and our nation – as we grapple with the ramifications of rapid advances in technology, automation and growing levels of income inequality.

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UTS Guthrie Theatre (CB06.03.028)
Level 3, Design and Architecture Building
730 Harris Street
Broadway, NSW 2007

Friday, 13 October 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT)

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In the 21st Century, economic and social development will be driven by global cities – cities that are dynamic, multicultural, creative and international in focus. UTS lies at the heart of such a global city and it is clear that UTS is making good progress towards achieving its vision of becoming a world-leading university of technology. This is based on a reputation for excellence and a fusion of innovation, creativity and technology; precisely the characteristics which allow UTS to exert leadership in industry and the professions, and to own the future.

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