Education & Skills

The U.S. faces some pressing challenges

Cuts to federal education budgets are hurting lower-income areas

Test scores between the rich and poor has widened by 40% in 50 years

Higher education is becoming increasingly unaffordable

Almost a third of employers are struggling to fill jobs due to lack of talent

How are we helping to solve this problem?

Across our funds, our Education & Skills investments have been addressing challenges like these by:
  • Helping to re-engage disaffected young people with education
  • Encouraging more school leavers into vocational training
  • Targeting better academic outcomes in underserved areas;
  • Helping to up-skill UK workers, and more

Our Impact

Globally, since 2002, across our global portfolio:

3,700

Previously unemployed students known to be in employment

>32,000

Learners supported

>19,000

Qualifications achieved by ar-risk-of-NEET students

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