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Education & Youth

Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Open Society Voices

For Those Seeking Education Opportunities Overseas, a Link to the Outside World

July 30, 2015 by Zoe Brogden

For students living in places with little access to information, figuring out how to study abroad can be daunting. A network of advising centers is changing that.

From a Refugee Camp to a Biophysics Lab

May 29, 2015 by Laura Silber 1

Dr. Admir Mašić earned his PhD and became a successful research scientist. But two decades ago he wasn’t even allowed to enroll in school.

Global Education Goals Shouldn’t Just Be a Numbers Game

May 20, 2015 by Dierdre Williams 2

The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals must include education targets that can’t necessarily be quantified.