Live Stream: How the Disconnect Between Education and Skills Drives Youth Unemployment

Watch the livestream of the McKinsey Center for Global Governance's forum on education and employment.

Why can't employers around the world find enough skilled workers even though 75 million young people around the globe don't have jobs? That skills gap is the focus of Education to Employment, a new report from the McKinsey Center for Global Governance.

Tune in here on Monday, December 10, 2012 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. EST (registration is required) because McKinsey's bringing together a diverse group of academics, government, and business experts—Arun Pillai, the COO of one of the largest education providers in India, IL&FS Education; Eric Spiegel, the U.S. CEO of Siemens; Dr. Jorge Guerra, the executive director of the Workforce Education & Partnerships office at Miami Dade College; Christine Evans-Klock, the director of skills and employability at the International Labour Organisation; and Colombia's Minister of Education, María Fernanda Campo Saavedra—to discuss the report and the three critical issues related to this gap: enrolling in postsecondary education, building skills, and finding a job.

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