Economists and educators roundtable, sponsored by the McGraw-Hill and US Council Foundations, explores future human capital needs

On February 24, 2012 the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation and the US Council Foundation sponsored the “Roundtable on education and human capital requirements” in New York city.  The attendees included a number of leading economists and educators, (bios). The aim was to answer the CCR question “What should students learn in the 21st century?” with an eye towards human capital requirements.

The scoping paper prepared by Charles Fadel is available, and so is the agenda.  Charles’s presentation can be found on the Slideshare CCR site.  Other presenters were (in order of appearance):

A white paper summarizing the outcomes is now available along with a video montage of some of the participants answering the CCR question.

We are indebted to the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation and to the US Council Foundation for making it all possible.