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Cisco – The Learning Society

'Learning is critical to the future of our world and yet our current education systems are facing unprecedented challenges. I believe that the effectiveness of how the world achieves genuine lifelong learning is reliant, to a substantial degree, on how well we harness...

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A New Conversation – The 157 Group

  'As a nation, we need economic growth to assure our future prosperity, but employers across the country persistently report that progress is held back because of skills shortages and gaps. Employers cannot exploit the bene ts of the economic upturn without a...

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McKinsey – Education to Employment

'Worldwide, young people are three times more likely than their parents to be out of work. In Greece, Spain, and South Africa, more than half of young people are unemployed, and jobless levels of 25 percent or more are common in Europe, the Middle East, and Northern...

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Is Education Fit for Purpose?

Is Education Fit for Purpose?

In order to answer the question ‘is education fit for purpose? we need to decide what that purpose is. In ‘Can education reform produce sustainable citizens’, I proposed that one objective of education is to produce sustainable citizens. A sustainable citizen is...

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