Japanese education official Kan Suzuki discusses the challenges of preparing Japanese students for a rapidly changing world.
“The good news is inequality is diminishing. ... The bad news is the remaining inequality makes much more of a difference for people.”
Educational psychologist Kit-Tai Hau discusses how China can bridge the rural-urban education divide, and where global competence falls amid a tough political environment.
Professor Lee Sing Kong discusses what his country is doing to develop "globally competent" students, and why a tide of nationalism cannot win.
High UN and OECD officials describe how promoting diversity and 21st century technological skills in students are critical as the world globalizes.
The education advocate and former First Lady of the United Kingdom explains why global competence is so vital to the future.
A Harvard student from a poor immigrant family discusses why having an international perspective is critical for succeeding in an increasingly globalized world.
Learning a second language is about more than getting ahead — it teaches a whole new way of thinking.
"Non-cognitive" skills such as critical thinking and creativity are just as vital as traditional skills in helping 21st century students.
World education leaders discussed the way forward following last week's announcement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
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