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According to the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Slovenia is ranked 13th among member states of the EU, which is close to average.  But one major problem for economy and society is lack of ICT professionals in in most of the industry, Also, one important step towards digitalization of the country is to enable young people to acquire digital skills, by introducing the subject of computer science and informatics in schools, as they will otherwise fail to be competitive with their peers across other EU countries.

Topics, that will be discussed with top guests and experts in this edition of AmCham Business Breakfast, which will take place on March 18, 2022, are:

  • Knowledge and skills we need in the digital world. What can/should the state do?
  • How to change and adapt curricula to better meet today’s needs? When will Slovenia introduce RIN as a compulsory subject in primary and secondary schools?
  • Digitalization of the learning process and the opportunities that technology brings.
  • Lifelong learning is now more important than ever – are Slovenians aware of this?
  • How is the economy facing the problem of finding ICT staff?

Our guests:

The discussion will be led by Jaka Repanšek, RePublis, LegalIT, and co-chair of the AmCham Intellectual Property Committee. As a Keynote Listener, we will be joined by dr. Igor Pesek, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.