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The World Economic Forum estimates that investing in future skills could add $8.3 trillion to the global economy.

The World Economic Forum estimates that investing broadly in future skills for today’s and tomorrow’s next-generation workforces could boost global productivity by USD 8.3 trillion by 2030. At the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos on Wednesday, the Reskilling Revolution project, a coalition of 50 CEOs, 25 ministers, and 350 organizations committed to realizing these gains for their economies, societies, and organizations, celebrated two years of success. Their efforts will assist over 100 million workers as they aim to reach 1 billion people by 2030 through improved education, skills, and economic opportunities. Global inequities in lifelong learning and childhood education, a pandemic that closed schools and workplaces and rapid technological change are highlighting the need to double down on reskilling, upskilling and the future of learning, the WEF noted.

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