Across the world, more than 260 million children are currently not in school. And for those who are lucky enough to go to school, the unfortunate reality is that many of them are not actually learning. Instead, they end up receiving an education that doesn’t prepare them with the skills they need to succeed in life.
Unos 263 millones de niños y jóvenes no van al colegio y 25 millones nunca fueron a clase – Europa Press
Unos 263 millones de niños y jóvenes no van al colegio y 25 millones nunca fueron a clase.
Bitter conflict, increasing radicalization, the mass movement of people, growing inequality, climate change, sluggish global economic growth. In a world beset by seemingly insurmountable problems, it can be hard to know where to start to bring about change for the better.
UN chief urges global support for plan to unlock biggest expansion of educational opportunity in history
For too long, quality education has been accessible to the privileged few, but as people become more interdependent, quality education and lifelong learning must be available to all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.
Almost half the world’s children face the prospect of growing up without proper schooling unless there is a “transformation” in the funding of education in the poorest countries, Gordon Brown has warned.