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. 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. 

Education in Africa: Five key facts

More children than ever are going to school but tens of millions are still not getting an education.