While we at Milkat Schools always put the utmost importance on education we think it is often lost in translation just how vital and essential learning is. This amazing infographic by Microsoft is a wonderful visual representation of just how big and vital education is to our world today. From local impact to global reach learning’s value often reaches beyond boundaries we could even imagine. One the greatest aspects of the mind and people’s ability to grow and learn together is that the true limits of where we can go or what we will create is non-existent. Lets take a look at just a few of the reasons why is education is such massively vital part of our society.
Education By Numbers Key Infographic Fact Number One: $329 Billion / The Amount Of High School Dropouts From The Class of 2006-2007 Cost In Lost Wages, Taxes, and Productivity Over Their Lifetimes
This number is staggering when you think about and it truly highlights just how valuable education is to any culture. The fact remains that education leads to more job opportunities, a greater ability to take care of responsibilities and a greater support to communities as a whole. If you think it does not cost not to learn. Look at this statistic and think again.
Education By Numbers Key Infographic Fact Number Two: 77% / Percentage Of Jobs Requiring Some Technology Skills Over The Next Decade
One of the best characteristics of education is that it keeps you on track when it comes to advancing your mind not only in the right direction but also towards new and innovative ideas. If you want to pick up a new skill there really is no other way to do it. Regardless if it is personal private education, group learning, online tutoring or a school atmosphere there are so many ways to soak yourself in knowledge that there are very few on earth that can deny the power of information.
Education By Numbers Key Infographic Fact Number Three: 12 Ft. / Size Of The Wall That Could Be Built From Los Angeles To New York With The Office Paper and Products Americans Throw Away
This number shows that while a lot of great things are coming from education there are still some things we need to work on with recycling and environmental protection being one of them. When you think about it there is a lot of sadness in the amount of resources we not only take for granted but waste everyday in America and hopefully through education we can start to change all that. Advances in both knowledge bases and technologies should allow us to excel in environmental protection and we need to spend more time dedicated to this very prospect. Hopefully by starting to make changes at the school system levels we can start to have a greater impact on the world overall.
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