Enough innovation, more replication: A call to disrupt the current thinking on global education

While many proclaim great success in education around the world, we cannot ignore that we still face a global education crisis: According to a 2015 UNESCO report, 121 million children are not in school and 250 million children cannot read, write or do basic math.

Last week, the United Nations ratified the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, several of which concern education. Much of what is targeted for education follows from what has yet to be achieved per the Millennium Development Goals 15 years ago with the added emphasis on not only providing access at the primary and secondary levels, but ensuring life-long learning opportunities for all.

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