Innovation

Companies are complaining about the skills gap. Here’s how we get closer to solving it. (Huffington Post)

Companies are complaining about the skills gap. Here’s how we get closer to solving it. (Huffington Post)

For most of us, the traditional notion of the “American Dream” – and what it symbolizes in countries around the world – begins with hard work and education and leads to opportunity and a flourishing future. However, in our ever-evolving global economy, the opportunities my generation had are so much more elusive for today’s college-age students and young professionals, many of whom are saddled with debt and ill-equipped to launch careers to set themselves up for a successful future.

Pioneer Country Initiative launches in Uganda

Pioneer Country Initiative launches in Uganda

His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the former President of Tanzania and member of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission), has concluded a very successful two-day visit to Uganda on behalf of the Commission....
Education for all is not possible without employers

Education for all is not possible without employers

Leila Toplic, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at LRNG We live in a time of learning abundance, with more access to knowledge and technological innovation than ever before. Yet we are confronted by incredible inequality because learning in the 21st...
The Education Commission at the Xin Philanthropy Conference

The Education Commission at the Xin Philanthropy Conference

Alibaba Executive Chairman and Commissioner Jack Ma convenes the inaugural Xin Philanthropy Conference in Hangzhou, China to discuss, among other topics, moving toward global education. Joining Mr. Ma will be Commission Chair Gordon Brown who will speak at a plenary session and on the education panel.