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Aceleremos el progreso educativo (El País)

Aceleremos el progreso educativo (El País)

From the article on El País: Enfrentamos retos formidables. La población mundial aumentará en más de 2 mil millones de personas hacia 2050 y debemos ser capaces de garantizar mejores condiciones de vida para más personas,...
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.

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...
Education for prosperity and stability, by Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi – Gulf News

Education for prosperity and stability, by Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi – Gulf News

Today, the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity launched its compelling new recommendations to achieve inclusive and equitable quality education for all. Over the past year, I have had the honour of working closely with world leaders, policy-makers and researchers, as the Commission developed an ambitious vision to get all children and young people into school and learning within a generation.

The plight of ‘invisible children’ – Khmer Times

The plight of ‘invisible children’ – Khmer Times

Today’s invisible victims are refugee children holed up in tents, shacks and hovels who will never enjoy a first day at school; they are the millions of nine to 12-year-olds condemned to child labor and the millions of young girls destined for child marriage and denied an education simply because of their gender.