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Making Education Count - Connecting Education to Employment - The Future of Education

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Ashoka was invited by the organization Arthan to share its insights and learnings at a session on "Making Education Count - Connecting Education to Employment." Participants talked about what is required to prepare students for the evolving demand-supply trends and strategies that can prepare millions of young people in schools and universities for the work of the future.

The session also addressed entrepreneurship and how can it be incorporated into the educational curriculum. The session included representatives from UNICEF, Generation India, the IKEA Foundation, and Arthan.

Yashveer Singh, co-founder of Ashoka Young Changemakers at Ashoka, shared how society is making the final move from organizing around repetition to organizing around constant change. Yashveer stressed the importance of building empathy as a skill and making empathy learning the “new literacy.”

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