Our Latest Thinking on Education

Bridging vast disparities in educational outcomes is a global challenge that requires the collaboration of public and private institutions. Digital has fundamentally changed the way students learn, but not everyone has access to the same tools. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on education for insights into the future of learning.

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Education in Nordics

Nordic Agenda 2016: Bringing Growth Back To Focus

The Nordic countries are losing their competitiveness, and a transformation is needed to change direction. We believe that by addressing the workforce gap—caused by the aging population—and by stimulating the most productive industries, the Nordics could return to a path of healthy economic growth.

Nordic Agenda: Transforming for the Next Wave of Success

The much-admired Nordic model is showing cracks. The Nordics must act now and act fast to transform the model in order to continue to create wealth and well-being in the years to come. The framework for business transformation—funding the journey, winning in the medium term, and securing the right team, organization, and culture—is highly relevant to their transformation efforts.

Reskilling and Upskilling

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The Future of Jobs in the Era of AI

An in-depth analysis of the US, Germany, and Australia shows how technology will disrupt labor markets by 2030—displacing millions of workers but creating new opportunities as well.


Future Skills Assessment

Explore BCG’s Future Skills Architect tool to gauge the skills mismatch in your country’s labor supply, understand its root causes, and more.

Closing the Digital Divide

Closing the K-12 Digital Divide in the Age of Distance Learning

The gap between students with high-speed internet and adequate devices at home and those without is a constant struggle for educators, students, and policymakers alike. Find out how big this digital divide is in the U.S. and learn how much it will cost to close it.

Higher Education

Global Education

Technology & Digital


Making Digital Learning Work

BCG and Arizona State University examine the ROI of digital learning under different conditions by examining the upfront and ongoing costs. Learn more.

The Future of Education

The Future of Work Is the Future of Education

Many employers complain that today’s graduates are unprepared for the work world they face. BCG Senior Partner J Puckett explains what education systems need to focus on in order to provide learners with the skills that the future of work will require.

The Future of Education

We are facing a global learning crisis, and macro forces—such as advancements in technology and significant inequalities—are shaping what learning will have to look like in the future. To meet the needs of learners and prepare them for the world of work to come, we need to bridge key gaps in global education.

Expert Interviews

How to Spread Innovative Ideas for Improving Access to Quality Education

How to Spread Innovative Ideas for Improving Access to Quality Education

How to Spread Innovative Ideas for Improving Access to Quality Education

Beyond Haryana: Education Reform in India

Beyond Haryana: Education Reform in India


The Global Learning Crisis—and What to Do About It

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