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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.
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.
Chronic underinvestment is placing increasing demands on social-sector leaders. New research suggests ways they can meet the leadership challenge.
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.
Higher-education publishers face a growing threat from the rental-textbook market. Publishers can meet this challenge by shifting their emphasis from print to digital.
How many learning apps are downloaded each year? Where is mobile education growing fastest? And what happens when interactive online platforms enter the classroom?
The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) is a tool for nonprofits used to measure operational capacity and identify areas for improvement.
Don’t believe the skeptics: digital technology really can help teachers improve educational outcomes.