Adaptability to change is itself
a hallmark of successful education. – Peter Hilton
You are likely familiar with the 21st Century concepts of artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, robotics, biometrics, augmented and virtual reality. Today, where rapid transformation is the new normal, how will we integrate the changes that are coming? How will we prepare students to succeed in an environment of constant change? What additional tools will everyone need to meet this ever-changing economic landscape?
According to Harvard Business Review, it is your Adaptability Quotient (AQ) that provides a true competitive advantage. The Adaptability Quotient is the ability to deal effectively with changes and involves the ability to change course or strategy when needed in order to be successful. This pandemic year has shown how agile thinking and adaptive strategies can have a significant impact on survival for some businesses. Having a strong Adaptability Quotient will help businesses compete and will help our citizens thrive. AQ is becoming increasingly important to meet the challenges of advancement – now and those still to come.
As schools prepare the future workforce, finding ways to strengthen students' AQ skills will be