literacy

Tackling worldwide education challenges in the cognitive era

A seemingly intractable problem facing countries across the world is the mismatch between the education of young people and employment. According, to the United Nations’ International Labor Organization, almost 75 million people ages 15-24 around the world, about 12.6 percent, are unemployed. High levels of youth unemployment and the shortage of critical work skills emphasize […]

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Cloud-based literacy programs thrive in developing countries

While high levels of literacy are taken for granted in developed nations, people in large swaths of the developing world, particularly rural areas in India and Africa, are deprived of basic things such as education, access to libraries, bookstores and the means to access information anytime and anywhere. Though many developing nations suffer from substandard […]

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