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OVERVIEW

Post-secondary education refers to all types of formal and informal higher-level learning programs (e.g. college, technical/vocational training) that prepare students for secure livelihoods in today’s global economy.

Desired Equilibrium

Every youth has access to a quality post-secondary education providing valuable knowledge and 21st century skill sets, enabling success in the global economy and inspiring achievement of his or her full potential.

Ways Skoll social entrepreneurs are addressing the issue:
  • Building a comprehensive education experience to provide practical education and training (YouthBuild USA)
  • Utilizing technology platforms to deliver on-demand educational learning opportunities (Khan Academy, Benetech)
  • Delivering entrepreneurial skills content and training as preparation for the workforce (Camfed, Center for Digital Inclusion, YouthBuild USA, Khan Academy)
  • Providing older individuals with growth and learning content (Barefoot College, Encore.org)