Education

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

Why Care?

''The illiterate of the 21st century are not those who can not read or write. But those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.''

- Alvin Toffle

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.

  • 4 million

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

  • Nearly 1 billion

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

  • 46%

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

Why Care?

''The illiterate of the 21st century are not those who can not read or write. But those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.''

- Alvin Toffle

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.

  • 4 million

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

  • Nearly 1 billion

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

  • 46%

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

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