The value of education: learning for life: global report


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[This report] explores parents' hopes and expectations for their children's education and beyond, with a focus on how parents can help children get what they need to achieve their life goals. The findings reveal that parents aspire to professional careers for their children, whether in traditional fields like medicine, engineering or law, or in newer sectors like business management or computer science. However, parents are also conscious that, in many ways, their children have it tougher than they did. An increasingly competitive job market means that a standard undergraduate degree is...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Culture and society; Skills and knowledge; Higher education; Finance; Career development; Statistics; Research; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Future; Family; Decision making; Skill development; Cost; Career choice; Attitude; Data analysis; Comparative analysis; University

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; Brazil; South America; Canada; Mexico; United States; North America; China; Hong Kong (China); India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Singapore; Taiwan; Asia; France; Great Britain; Turkey; Europe; United Arab Emirates; Middle East

Published: London, England: HSBC Holdings, 2015

Physical description: 34 p.

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Series: Value of education series; no. 2

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 124.647

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