Education, Skills and Learning

5 charts that explain the future of education

Students play with their iPads at the Steve Jobs school in Sneek August 21, 2013. The Steve Jobs schools in the Netherlands are founded by the O4NT (Education For A New Time) organisation, which provides the children with iPads to help them learn with a more interactive experience. Image: Reuters/Michael Kooren

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Students require 16 skills for the 21st century Image: WEF
Since 1980, jobs requiring social skills have surged Image: WEF
A variety of general and targeted learning strategies foster social and emotional skills Image: WEF
Private investment in ed-tech reached $4.5 billion in 2015 Image: WEF
A vicious circle of barriers impedes the adoption of SEL and ed-tech for SEL Image: WEF

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