• Currently (2020), there are no governments, public or private institutes that unite, educate and empower next generation to solve global issues. Next Generation Nations (NGN) have developed 21-global challenges, NGN2120 for youth to solve in coming 100 years.
  • Teaching children about global issues and encouraging them to see the world through other eyes is of huge importance. In an increasingly interconnected world, today’s young generation need to learn be able to engage in communication with people from a wide range of different cultures and traditions. – theguardian.com
  • Three-quarters of businesses also think the UK is in danger of being left behind other countries unless young people think more globally and are worried that many young people’s horizons are not broad enough for them to operate in a globalized and multi-cultural economy. – theguardian.com

  • Most of schools’ curriculum are more focused more on the past not the future.
  • The world is facing a learning crisis. The vast majority of businesses believe schools are not doing enough to help young people to think more globally.
  • According to the Global Skills Gap report, one of the many possible reasons for the narrow horizons of British school-leavers is the relentless focus on exam results combined with an overburdened and outdated curriculum that has squeezed out any time in schools for learning about the wider world. – theguardian.com

  • A lot of our research has shown that by understanding global issues and the challenges we face such as international development, sustainability, climate change and conflict resolution people are more likely to take action to make the world a better place. British Council research has shown, giving young people an understanding of how the world works can be a really important skill as far as getting on in life is concerned.

  • Youth should take lead roles in getting understanding and engaging on global issues like violence, government corruption, global warming, poverty, hunger and many more global challenges mentioned in NGN2120 Goals
  • Global issues curriculum should be introduced in schools to help young people to think more globally.