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Are Southeast Asia’s education systems preparing workers for the future? (Asian Correspondent)

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Professor S. Gopinathan, Academic Advisor to The HEAD Foundation, was featured in an article by Asian Correspondent titled “Are Southeast Asia’s education systems preparing workers for the future?”. The article looks into the gaps that need to be addressed in education systems in the region to arm students with the skills necessary to thrive as they enter the workforce in the modern economy.

“We have a learning crisis,” said Professor S. Gopinathan, academic adviser at Singapore-based education think-tank HEAD Foundation.

For the last 30 years, the focus has been on expanding access to education across the region; increasing educational opportunities and ensuring gender equality, Gopinathan told Asian Correspondent.

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