PATA and Awecademy sign organisational partnership

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Awecademy, a future-focused educational content provider that creates personalised learning playlists and individualised learning pathways for learners globally.

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The world is evolving at an accelerated pace with technological innovations disrupting long standing norms in every sector. With these changes come endless possibilities as well as boundless opportunities for those who embrace an exponential future and prepare themselves for the unimaginable. Awecademy breaks the models of traditional teaching methods, and our partnership will allow our members the opportunity to learn how they can prepare themselves for the inevitable technological changes and developments that will affect their lives.”

Through an online platform and offline programmes, Awecademy offers interdisciplinary programmes that equip learners and educators with the new competencies, future fluencies, and powerful values for them to have a positive impact on humanity These include big-picture thinking, radical creativity, moonshot thinking, empathy and compassion, self-transcendence, intelligent optimism, ethical use of technologies, existential studies, and much more. Their mission is to bring a sense of awe and wonder to education and inspire learners to bring about positive civilization-level change. Under the agreement, PATA members will receive a 20% discount on the Premium Awecademy Workshop Package.

Awecademy Founder & CEO Raya Bidshahri said, “We are living through a word of accelerating change due to exponential technologies. Traditional education is no longer fit for purpose in this digital world and evolving workforce. We are very excited to collaborate with PATA, to offer future-focussed and wisdom-based programmes to the youth community. Our goal is to equip learners with the new competencies, future fluencies, and powerful values for them to have a positive impact on humanity.”

Furthermore, PATA and Awecademy will be hosting an online webinar on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 06.30-08.00 hrs. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), as part of the PATA DNA (Development and Networking Academy) X Series.

The webinar, with the theme ‘The Awe of Alternative Learning’, will prepare participants with a better understanding of what It takes to be the leaders of tomorrow and have a jumpstart on their proactivity. Speakers at the webinar include Dr. Hardy, Ms Bidshahri, and Ms. JC Wong, PATA Young Tourism Professional (YTP) Ambassador.

Interested parties can register on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/2761283813914066/ or at the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6R0-eupiQbOK1FX4eA_9Ng.

The first 30 registered participants will receive three months complimentary access to Premium Awecademy Workshop Package (valued at USD$9.99/month).

For further information or contact Ms JC Wong at jcwong@PATA.org.

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