Over the next decade, it is estimated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) that the global economy will need to create some 600 million new jobs to preserve social cohesion and ensure sustainable growth.
In the midst of ongoing economic fragility across much of the world, this poses a monumental challenge, and will thus be one of the topics discussed at WEF's annual meeting in Davos later this month.
Education is key to delivering this agenda. Human advancement and development has always been driven by knowledge, and by our capacity to impart this, cumulatively, to succeeding generations. And, this is perhaps truer now than ever.
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