Monday, September 26, 2016
  1. Creating a Learning Generation

    Felipe Calderón
  2. Education and the Invisible Child

    Gordon Brown

    Education and the Invisible Child

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     warns that a majority of children worldwide are not learning basic skills for the future economy.

    Newsart for Education and the Invisible Child

    Today, 900 million of the world’s 1.4 billion children reach adulthood un- or under-educated, which means that they lack the skills they will need to succeed in a quickly changing global labor market. By short-changing the world’s children, we are squandering the most valuable untapped resource we have. READ MORE

  3. The Education Roadmap to 2030

    Helle Thorning-Schmidt

    The Education Roadmap to 2030

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     sets out two principles that should guide investment and spending to meet the SDG education target.

    Newsart for The Education Roadmap to 2030 Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images

    The fourth UN Sustainable Development Goal for 2030 calls for all children worldwide to have access to quality education. This won't happen without serious efforts to increase funding, ensure that funds are better spent, and curb illicit capital flows that deprive governments of the money needed to ensure universal access. READ MORE

  4. China’s Higher-Education Glut

    Edoardo Campanella

    China’s Higher-Education Glut

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     warns that the push for universal access to university risks misallocating the country's talents.

    Chinese unemployment STR/Stringer

    In its push for universal higher education and greater status on the world stage, China is stringing its young people along with the promise of high-paid, meaningful employment after college. It is a promise that China's economy will not be able to fulfill for a very long time. READ MORE

  5. Broken Promises for Syria’s Children

    Kevin Watkins

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