Education

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

Why Care?

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

- Herbert Spencer

By the numbers

  • Nearly 1 billion

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

  • 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.

  • 81%

    of students say they’re bored because the material isn’t interesting.

  • 46%

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

Why Care?

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

- Herbert Spencer

By the numbers

  • Nearly 1 billion

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

  • 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.

  • 81%

    of students say they’re bored because the material isn’t interesting.

  • 46%

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

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