blueprints: knowledge is power

Regardless of a country’s economic status children are the future and investment in the education of the younger generations is an investment into that future.

But as revealed by the Word Economic Forum’s Global Human Capital Report the wealthiest countries are not always taking advantage of their prosperity. 

Many of the poorer countries across the East Asia and the Pacific region are utilising their educated people vastly more than wealthier countries.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandella

The data indicates dominance is also met with wastefulness and inequality breeds determination. For example, women are now the majority of the student population in Australia across all age groups – a first in the country’s history.

Explore our interactive infographic to discover which countries education systems are failing to make the grade. 

Thomas Honslow is Data Editor at bluenotes

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