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Redefining the Transition from Education to Work in the Middle East.


EDT&Partners released a report “Redefining the Transition from Education to Work in the Middle East” at the Unlearn/Relearn event which took place in Dubai in May of 2022. Read the introduction here and download the full report below.

Content: Redefining the Transition from Education to Work in the Middle East

  • Regional Context
  • Transitioning from Education to Work
      • The Reshaping of Work Post-Pandemic
      • Skills and Transitioning from Education to Work
      • Education For An Affluent Future
      • Opportunities for Corporations
      • Opportunities for Governments
  • The Future World of Work
  • Conclusions
  • References


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A Brief Introduction to the Report

The Future of Work

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have witnessed a “youth bulge” in their population pyramid, primarily correlated to the demographic evolution of the region, better education, and a decline in early marriages. This factor, coupled with an unemployment rate that stands at 30% for Arab youth, has created a sense of urgency for corporations, policy-makers, and educational institutions to create new jobs for the upcoming influx of new market entrants. In fact, confronted with more than 66 million youth and a tangible advancement in education, economies in the Arab world face challenges in their ability to match the demand for employment with the creation of a sufficient amount of jobs. This hence puts the region at the forefront of discussion given the increasing amount of plans, agendas and programs set in place to achieve a better future for upcoming and current generations.

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Our firm was created in 2016 by business, tech, and education consultants to IMAGINE, INSPIRE and IMPROVE education. We help organizations at all stages with specialized regional consultants in more than 12 countries. Our consulting services provide valuable guidance and support for those navigating the complex and ever-changing landscape of education and technology from K12 to higher education and beyond.

Our services are divided into two dimensions: growth and tech. For consulting for growth, we offer services of product-market fit analysis, curriculum analysis & gap identification, product optimization analysis & recommendations, and price analysis, market size (TAM, SAM, SOM), channel partners, distributors, and resellers, GTM strategy, and services related to marketing: brand awareness, communication & events. For Tech & Product, we offer services of, interoperability, including a technical audit, a product audit, and a business audit, services of Cloud AWS, including migration, optimization, and leveraging data, we also offer services of AI & ML product enhancement, and, at last, we have our Product-market / Product-business fit.

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