How do you get to be an entrepreneur? Personal circumstances and education are part of it. But finance and business economics are rarely taught in German schools. When it is, teachers often use materials provided by associations and corporations.
The population of Africa is expected to quadruple in the next 80 years. Young people need prospects for the future – and quality education.
About 77 percent of Africa's population is younger than 35. Frustration grows as many feel they are losing out on economic opportunities and participation. DW kicks off "The 77 percent" to give them a platform.
Hardly anyone in Africa would disagree with the contention that education is a main factor of development. Why, then, do so many Africans have the feeling that their governments neglect this fundamental area?
High-achievers such as Singapore and Korea are used to acing the Pisa study in math, reading and science, now they can add teammwork to their portfolio. And German pupils showed they can hold their own at global level.
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