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Entrepreneurship Without Boundaries

Entrepreneurs are solving complex societal challenges across the globe. It’s happening “at the table” within established organizations, “off the grid” on difficult terrain, and “on the web” in the digital world. Across this spectrum, we often find Millennial entrepreneurs leading the charge.

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Tackling Youth Unemployment

Around the world, governments and businesses face a conundrum: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills. How can a country successfully move its young people from education to employment? What are the challenges? Which interventions work? How can these be scaled up? These are the crucial questions.

Education

Wiring students for success

Don’t believe the skeptics: digital technology really can help teachers improve educational outcomes.

Video

Education to Employment Video

Young people today are three times as likely as their parents to be out of work. Yet many employers can’t find people with the right entry-level skills to fill their jobs. How to close the gap? In this video, McKinsey directors Diana Farrell and Mona Mourshed share insights from our research with 8,000 stakeholders.

Education

Credentials that work

Digital education can deliver affordable, flexible credentials that work for both students and employers.

Interactive

Test your digital-ed savvy

How many learning apps are downloaded each year? Where is mobile education growing fastest? And what happens when interactive online platforms enter the classroom?

Tools

OCAT

The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) is a tool for nonprofits used to measure operational capacity and identify areas for improvement.

Education

The $4,000 bachelor’s degree

How a digital university eliminated tuition.

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