Topic : Education

  • Malian pupils study during a French language class during a French language lesson in Mali’s capital Bamako. Forum Article

    What governments can learn from Sierra Leone’s missing textbooks

    Public programmes are designed on assumptions – nice, tidy, convenient assumptions… more

  • Palestinian first-graders sit with their schoolbooks during class in the West Bank city of Ramallah Forum Article

    Why we must invest more in education

    Education is a fundamental driver of personal, national and global development. Since the beginning of the… more

  • A group of students walk home from school along a road currently being constructed in the Bumi Serpong Damai housing complex Forum Article

    Why education policies matter for equality

    Much of the debate on inequality focuses on its deleterious social and political effects and its impact… more

  • A bee is covered with pollen as it sits on a blade of grass at a lawn in Klosterneubur Global Shapers Event

    Why entrepreneurs should think small, not big

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A school girl walks on a road covered with oil and soot at an industrial area in Mumbai Social Entrepreneurs Event

    How to build an entrepreneur

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Children touch the hands of the humanoid robot Roboy at the exhibition Robots on Tour in Zurich Global Shapers Event

    How can we stay smarter than machines?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • RTX13YRG Forum Article

    3 ways China can tool up for digital jobs

    Technological transformation is rapidly changing China’s economy as well as the economies of other… more

  • LittleBits chief executive and founder, Ayah Bdeir, poses at her company’s headquarters in New York Young Global Leaders Article

    Are you a sandwich generation leader?

    The World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders (YGLs) are a group of globetrotting, independently minded… more

  • Apprentice Tanja Wollerstorfer works at FACC in Ried im Innkreis Forum Video

    10 ways countries can improve their competitiveness

    For more than 30 years the World Economic Forum has studied and benchmarked competitiveness… more

  • French lycee students take their Philosophy “Bac”, the traditional end-of-year examination series in France, at the the Lycee Livet in Nantes Forum Article

    Why teaching humanities improves innovation

    Business leaders often argue that the widening education gap – the disparity between what young… more

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner under construction is pictured at the Boeing facility in Everett Forum Video

    Why US competitiveness is on the rise

    For an economist whose job it is to measure countries’ success (or otherwise) in laying the… more

  • Malian pupils study during a French language class during a French language lesson in Mali’s capital Bamako. Forum Article

    How can every child get an education?

    The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)… more

  • A fisherman waits for a catch in front of the beach of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    According to the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, in order to keep up the… more

  • Kirore, a creative director at Planet Rackus works on MA3Racer, a 2D mobile game inside his studio in Kenya’s capital Nairobi Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in sub-Saharan Africa

    The sub-Saharan African region has provided something of a silver lining in an otherwise broadly felt… more

  • People take photos with the skyline of the financial district of Singapore in the background Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Asia Pacific

    The competitiveness landscape in the Asia-Pacific region remains one of stark contrasts. According to the… more

  • Closeup of the map of Europe seen on the face of a 10 Euro Cent coin in Paris Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Europe

    Economic recovery across Europe is mixed, with many countries now recording stronger growth, while… more

  • RTR3I979 Forum Article

    Why Ugandans are scared of getting old

    A typical Ugandan woman gives birth to an average of seven children, far higher than for other… more

  • Hazara students gather before attending class at Ummat Public School in Mehrabad Forum Article

    3 problems with education targets

    Since the early 1960s (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best… more