Articles Posted in the " Out-of-School children " Category

  • Literacy Initiative For Empowerment (LIFE) 2010

    Regional Mid-term Evaluation. According to the EFA Global Monitoring Report 20111, there were an estimated 796 million illiterate adults worldwide in 2008, more than half of them living in South and West Asia. Two thirds are girls and women. Many...


  • Language and education: the missing link

    Language and education: the missing link

    How the language used in schools threatens the achievement of Education For All. Why are children’s learning levels in many countries so far below expectations? Why do so many children fail to complete school, despite efforts to improve the quality...


  • Education First

    Education First

    An initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General. It is time for the international community to face the fact that we have a crisis in education. We must be clear that if children are forced out of school, their governments and communities are...


  • Global Education Digest 2012: Opportunities lost

    Global Education Digest 2012: Opportunities lost

    The impact of grade repetition and early school leaving. The Digest offers particular value by presenting a wide range of education statistics – from early childhood learning programmes to adult literacy – and by highlighting a special theme, which is...


  • Education Notes

    Education Notes

    In Their Own Language…Education for All Fifty percent of the world’s out-of-school children live in communities where the language of schooling is rarely, if ever, used at home. This underscores the biggest challenge to achieving Education for All (EFA): a legacy of...