Successful and sustained growth requires creating a
learning society. Especially in the 21st century, as we
move to a knowledge economy.
Many indicators show that there has been a
shift in economic development in the direction of a more
important role for knowledge production and learning.

Gaps in knowledge

What separates developing from developed countries is as much a gap in knowledge as a gap in resources

  • The proportion of formally skilled workers in India is extremely low, at 4.69% of total workforce, compared to 24% in China, 52% in the US, 68% in the UK, 75% in Germany, 80% in Japan and 96% in South Korea.
  • According to the latest India Skill Report (2019), only 45.6% of the youth graduating from educational institutions are employable.
  • Only 2.3 percent of India’s workforce has received some formal skills training

Competencies for the knowledge Economy

Pressures is to increase the role of information and knowledge in national economies have provoked a wide-ranging debate about what kinds of competencies young people and adults now need.

Readiness for learning economy

In today’s global, technology-driven economy, education is critical to national competitiveness and individual opportunity. Literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving skills are the foundation for how adults engage in the workplace, at home, and in the community. In fact, these skills are now the basis for success in today’s learning economy a world in which the need to use knowledge undergirds all aspects of daily life. In a learning economy, skill development, measurement, and use determine the well-being of individuals, businesses, and nations alike.

A learning economy is a society that values skills like assets, where learning and employment information is readily exchanged from institution to institution, and controlled by the learner and worker. In a Learning Economy, the process of learning is the fundamental driver of the system.

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