Previous Debates

Self-directed learning vs. a college education: What is the most efficient way to build the skills needed to succeed in the future economy?

15 Jan 2019
  • The Hive, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

YOUTH PARTICIPANTS

  • Nour Attia
  • Simarna Singh
  • Aliya Al Marzooqi
  • Naser Al Mehrzi
  • Abdulrahman Mohammed
  • Israe Mohammed

Judges Details

  • HE Sara Al Amiri - Minister of State for Advanced Sciences
  • Bibop Gresta - Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
  • Sara Kazim - Engineer

Summary of Debate

Federal Youth Authority organized a debate in the title of “ Self-directed learning vs. a college education: What is the most efficient way to build the skills needed to succeed in the future economy?” that was hosted on the side of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week with the presence of HE Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and HE Sara Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences along with the judges. During the debate; they discussed the importance of self-directed learning and college education and their importance in developing people and their skills. Through the discussion; the participants argued with studies and expertise in the field.