Education for All 2000-2015: The #EduVerdict is in!

World Education Blog

picture report cover EnglishThe 12th GMR report has just been launched: ‘Education for All 2000-2015: achievements and challenges.’ The Report shows how the world has done in achieving the six Education for All goals set out in Dakar in 2000.

Here is the #EduVerdict:

Just one-third of countries have achieved all the measurable EFA goals

In Uganda, the poorest are almost four times less likely to complete primary school than the richest. In Uganda, the poorest are almost four times less likely to complete primary school than the richest.

Just one half of all countries have achieved the most watched goal of universal primary enrolment, and a further 10% were close to achieving it.

In 2012, 121 million children and adolescents were still out of school, down from 204 million in 1999.

The poorest children are 4 times more likely to be out of school, and 5 times more likely not to complete primary education than the richest.

Even so, the EFA movement has increased education progress since…

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