Bridging the Skills Gap

Life Skills March 05, 2014

Governments and businesses around the world are facing a pressing dilemma. According to the International Labor Organization, almost 75 million young people worldwide are unemployed; young people who are unable find work while employers are saying they cannot find people with the right skills. So how can we bridge the gap? What kind of systems must we design to balance the supply and demand of skilled labor? 

WISE looks at some of these key questions in this special feature. Browse our interactive report to read insights from experts who offer ideas and solutions on how to match skills with needs. We also explore innovative projects from around the globe that are transforming the way we learn and look at how their approaches are successfully preparing young and old for the world of work. 

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