The Learning Renaissance

‘London is most educated city in Europe’ | BBC News

Where in Europe would you expect to find the highest concentration of graduates?

Would it be a particularly earnest quarter of Oslo? Or an erudite corner of Finland or Germany?

The answer – by a considerable distance – is London. In parts of London, more than two in three adults of working age, have a degree or higher education equivalent.

It is above anywhere in the European Union and unlike anywhere else in the United Kingdom.

It suggests how this mega-city, drawing talent from around the globe, has become a different type of economy. It’s a city state of the digital age, trading in ideas.

And if London appears to have a different set of cultural, political and social attitudes, maybe education is part of the explanation.

Read more on the BBC website: ‘London is most educated city in Europe’ | BBC News

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