In a national point of view, education should be coupled with training and the whole system should be linked to cultural, intellectual, economic and developmental objectives of the nation; short term, medium term and long term. It means, responsible persons should be able to establish, without any ambiguity and at any given point of time, how a learning outcome is aligned to the objectives of the nation as stated above. It is the basic thing to do for ensuring each individual’s effort contributes for the betterment of the society and thereby prosperity of the nation. This correlation is highly necessary to ensure calm and pleasant life in any nation. It does not mean it is the sole purpose of education; but it should be deep-rooted there.
Practice it and make it a habit. Then the nature will make it sustainable by triggering necessary genetic engineering!