This chapter includes the following articles.
The move towards digitalisation and ongoing efforts to close the gap between urban and rural access to education could provide greater opportunities for Mexican youths. As part of the Fourth Transformation, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) redesigned the education reform that was introduced by the previous administration. Consequently, significant changes are expected to be introduced to the country’s education system. AMLO has promised to continue working towards universal access to quality, free education at all levels. Moreover, increased investment in STEM-related subjects and greater vocational training opportunities offer bright prospects for young graduates entering the job market. However, it is unclear how effectively AMLO’s reform will increase investment in education, and whether the challenges that face education quality will be addressed in urban and rural areas.