Education

Education empowers individuals and communities through the transfer of knowledge, skills and habits from one entity to another.

Why Care?

Today's education system faces irrelevance unless we bridge the gap between how students live and how they learn

- The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

By the numbers

  • 1 million

    primary-school students dropped out of school in 2012. An additional 32 million repeated a grade.

  • 31 million

    primary-school pupils worldwide dropped out of school as of 2012. An additional 32 million repeated a grade.

  • 46%

    of U.S. high school students say they find school boring.

  • Nearly 1 billion

    people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.

  • 4 million

    child deaths have been prevented over the past four decades by the global increase in women's education.

Why Care?

Today's education system faces irrelevance unless we bridge the gap between how students live and how they learn

- The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

By the numbers

  • 1 million

    primary-school students dropped out of school in 2012. An additional 32 million repeated a grade.

  • 31 million

    primary-school pupils worldwide dropped out of school as of 2012. An additional 32 million repeated a grade.

  • 46%

    of U.S. high school students say they find school boring.

  • Nearly 1 billion

    people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.

  • 4 million

    child deaths have been prevented over the past four decades by the global increase in women's education.

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