Education in the 21st Century: A Pipeline for Sustainable Development

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Education in the 21st Century: A Pipeline for Sustainable Development

While education can be the key to building a better life, many children, teens and adults struggle to access the types of education that can provide this bridge. Meanwhile, the jobs of tomorrow require skills that are not always taught in the classroom. Increasingly business can play a role by collaborating with schools to help students gain the skills they need to succeed in the changing global economy. In this series sponsored by Pearson, we’ll explore the role of business in supporting access to education and opportunities, and consider the best way to prepare a generation of leaders who understand the importance of sustainable development.

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How to Improve Access to Education Around the World
Unicef tells us that 101 million children worldwide don’t regularly attend school. High costs, lack of local availability, lack of uniforms and school supplies, disability and competing family priorities are among the many reasons for this devastating statistic. Each of those children may grow up without the basic communication, math...
Jul 27, 2018 8:25 AM ET
Education for Sustainable Development
It’s been two years since the UN introduced the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a call to action embodied in 17 specific goals to tackle global issues like poverty, access to education, gender inequality, and climate change. Since that time, the...
Nov 2, 2017 2:05 PM ET
How to Engage on the Education SDGs
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Sep 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET