Youth Skills

Preparing South Asia’s Youth for the Future of Work
October 29, 2019

Preparing South Asia’s Youth for the Future of Work

This week I’m in South Asia – home to the largest youth population in the world, with half of its 1.9 billion people under the age of 24. These yo...

Preparing the Next Generation: UNGA 2019
October 2, 2019

Preparing the Next Generation: UNGA 2019

Estimates indicate that by 2030, there will be 1.5 billion school-age children in low- and middle-income countries. The new 2030 Skills Scorecard from...

Survey of Youth Reveals Opportunities and Barriers to Employment and Skills
May 28, 2019

Survey of Youth Reveals Opportunities and Barriers to Employment and Skills

Prior to releasing its seminal report, Preparing tomorrow’s workforce for the Fourth Industrial Revolution; For business: a framework for action, th...

World Tech Named As Winner of Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4
May 22, 2019

World Tech Named As Winner of Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 4

Just today, World Tech Makers - a Colombia-based start up that focuses on skills’ training - was announced the winner of the Lead2030 Challenge for ...

GBC-Education Speaks with Pavel Sarwar On International Day of Women and Girls in Science
February 11, 2019

GBC-Education Speaks with Pavel Sarwar On International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science – marking the importance of closing the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and...

We Can Be Better Tomorrow Than We Are Today: Q&A with Juan David Aristizabal
February 4, 2019

We Can Be Better Tomorrow Than We Are Today: Q&A with Juan David Aristizabal

GBC-Education had the opportunity to speak with Juan David Aristizabal – Founder and President of Los Zúper, a non-profit organization based in Col...

Celebrating International Day of Education Focused on Inclusion and the Future of Work
January 24, 2019

Celebrating International Day of Education Focused on Inclusion and the Future of Work

Today, January 24, 2019, marks the first International Day of Education. The United Nations established this global day to acknowledge the essential...

Equipping the Workforce of the Future
November 20, 2018

Equipping the Workforce of the Future

The rapid march of emerging technologies has ushered in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and along with it concern from many in business, government a...

One Young World: Bringing business and youth together to create change
October 31, 2018

One Young World: Bringing business and youth together to create change

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the One Young World Summit (OYW) in The Hague. There I joined 1,800 youth leaders from over 190 di...

Preparing Youth for the Workforce of tomorrow
September 24, 2018

Preparing Youth for the Workforce of tomorrow

This year, Intel Corporation celebrates its 50th anniversary, and over that time period computing technology has changed billions of lives. As techno...