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How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

– By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement.

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How the public sector fits in the productivity puzzle

– A benchmarking study finds that governments could save $3.5 trillion a year by 2021 if they were to improve at the rate of their... best peers.
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Women in law firms

– Law firms have many of the right policies and programs in place to improve gender diversity, but more can be done to translate... stated commitments into measurable outcomes.
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Partnering for parity: Strengthening collaborations for gender equality

– Organizations that form partnerships to promote gender parity can follow some best practices and avoid major pitfalls that hamper... progress.
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Drivers of student performance: Insights from the Middle East and North Africa

– Five findings emerged from our analysis of OECD PISA results from the Middle East and North Africa.
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Women in the Workplace 2017

– More companies are committing to gender equality. But progress will remain slow unless we confront blind spots on diversity—particularly... regarding women of color, and employee perceptions of the status quo.
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Women Matter: Ten years of insights on gender diversity

– A decade into our research, we highlight key findings—and invite 16 global leaders to look at how to increase gender diversity... in corporations and imagine the inclusive company of the future.
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?
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada

– Canada, a global leader on gender equality, has seen progress stall over the past 20 years. Further tapping into women’s... potential could reenergize Canada’s economy and its businesses.
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.
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Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone

– The ‘‘skills gap’’ in the United States is serious. Here is how to do better.

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