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The ‘explosion of internet access’ that’s shaping the future of education

Jimmy Wales

The wealthy have predominantly benefited from traditional education trends but digital information resources, like Wikipedia, want to change that.

The number of people graduating from university has stagnated, leaving long-term educational trends increasingly uncertain. Will the next generation of students gain their alma mater from bricks and mortar institutions, or one of a number of online institutions that enable study without leaving the confines of your home? Hot Topics sits down with Wikipedia co-founder, Jimmy Wales, to discuss the transitions in education and how an abundance of internet resources and materials are hugely influencing growth in education within developing countries.