Hundreds of millions of children in school but not learning
Poor countries urged to increase domestic spending on
education as World Bank sounds alarm bell over ‘learning crisis’
One in Every Five Children, Adolescents and Youth is Out of School
According to data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), about 263 million children, adolescents and youth worldwide (or one inevery five) are out school – a figure that has barely changed over the past five years.
unesco.org- July 05, 2017
UIS Launches Education in Africa Portal for ADEA Triennale
More than any other region, sub-Saharan Africa is facing an
uphill challenge in efforts to get all children and youth in school and learning by 2030.
Nigeria has ‘largest number of children out-of-school’ in the world
Acknowledging the scale of the problem the education ministry’s permanent secretary Adamu Hussaini said it was “sad to note” that Nigeria had 10.5 million children out of school.
Make Girls’ Access to Education a Reality
End Exclusion from School for Married, Pregnant Students
UNESCO advocates for quality education as top priority in Africa
UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay outlined priorities to
meet the challenges of access to quality education in Africa
Africa’s Education Crisis: In School But Not Learning
It’s unfathomable that of Africa’s nearly 128 million school-aged children, 17 million will never attend school.