Access to education is growing in many parts of the world — but are we really preparing young people for success? A look at several initiatives meant to improve the access and quality of education, from Bangladesh to Georgia and beyond.
Nowhere is there more potential than in the minds of young people. This week, Youth Will explores how the international development community is helping to improve the quality of learning around the world, the role of technology and the Web in increasing access and quality of learning worldwide, and how innovative methods – like the use of sports – are helping prepare youth for real-life challenges.
Online education is not the answer to the developing world's education challenges. Before technology empowers the poor and marginalized, three things need to happen, writes Ravi Kumar, a Nepalese citizen who leads digital strategy at the World Bank Group's governance global practice.
For many girls in northern Vietnam, the thought of secondary school is just a dream; some are forced to marry as early as 13. Hap, 16, is determined to overcome the odds and make it to high school, whatever it takes. An exclusive commentary from one of Glamour's "Bravest Girls in the World."
A recent Eurobarometer report reveals young people in the EU believe helping developing countries is important. Indeed, young people can be closely involved in bringing about change, writes EuropeAid Director-General Fernando Frutuoso de Melo in this #YouthWill opinion.