Education

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

Why Care?

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

- Sydney J. Harris

By the numbers

  • 31 million

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

  • 4 million

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

  • 81%

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

  • 1 million

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

  • 46%

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

Why Care?

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

- Sydney J. Harris

By the numbers

  • 31 million

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

  • 4 million

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

  • 81%

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

  • 1 million

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

  • 46%

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

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