Although young people are the main consumers and participants in education, they rarely have the opportunity to shape a system that is built on their behalf. The Youth Summit 2016 will seek to bridge that gap by giving young people an active voice in shaping the future of education.
Join the Youth Summit 2016 on November 14-15 in Washington D.C. to explore solutions to the most pressing educational issues together with other passionate, creative and motivated young leaders from all over the world!· Visit the World Bank Group Youth Summit 2016: Rethinking Education for the New Millennium note also deadline sunday The Youth Summit 2016 Competition ‘Innovative Ideas to Transform Education’ gives you an opportunity to showcase your idea. The authors of the best proposals will be invited to pitch their ideas during the Youth Summit 2016! The competition is open to individuals or teams of 2-4 people aged 18 to 35, from all over the world. Prior entrepreneurial experience or business background is not required – anyone who has an innovative policy or business-level idea on how to provide young people with a quality, inclusive and relevant education, adapted to the realities of the 21st century, is encouraged to participate!
Deadline for Submission: September 25
· Find more information about the submission process on the Competition Page.
· Check out here what last year’s finalists have achieved thanks to the competition – they have been contacted by venture capitalists, the United Nations, and managers from the World Bank Group!