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What drives student performance in Latin America?

– Our analysis of OECD PISA results from the region offers five findings on student mindsets, teaching practices, technology, instructional hours, and early childhood education.

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Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Learning innovation in the digital age

– As the workplace changes, so must education and training. Exciting experiments are under way—but are they enough?
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Getting ready for the future of work

– Artificial intelligence is poised to disrupt the workplace. What will the company of the future look like—and how will people... keep up?
Article - Financial Times

Paying young Americans to learn

– Nearly one in six American workers is unemployed or underemployed, yet more than 6m jobs remain unfilled. Business has become... the driving force behind a rethink of how training is organised.
Article

How to tame rising US healthcare costs

– Improving the sector’s productivity and market functioning could potentially lower healthcare-cost inflation to the rate of GDP... growth.
Article

Policing–a vision for 2025

– This paper describes the current challenges facing police forces and proposes ways in which Chief Officers should address them.
Article

Three more reasons why US education is ready for investment

– Shifts in the education landscape are opening doors for investment.
Interview

The Ebola crisis then and now: An interview with the UN’s David Nabarro

– The UN doctor leading the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa explains how early action helped contain the crisis—and... why there’s still more work to be done.
Article

How to scale personalized learning

– A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.
Commentary

How social entrepreneurs can solve the talent problem

– Three steps can help.
Article

Solving public problems through behavioral science

– Governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council can influence individuals and groups to address persistent issues including youth... unemployment, chronic health problems, and unsustainable water use.
Article

Unlocking the potential of frontline managers in global health

– Health systems in developing countries have a big opportunity to improve the provision of services by strengthening the capabilities... of their frontline managers.

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