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Millennium Development Goal #2

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Millennium Development Goal #2 Millennium Development Goal #2 Presentation Transcript

  • A CHIEVE U NIVERSAL P RIMARY E DUCATION
  • T ARGET:
    • E nsure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.
    • In almost all regions, the enrolment ratio exceeded 90% in 2006 .
    • The number of children out of school fell from 103 million in 1999 to 73 million in 2006.
    • In sub-Saharan Africa the enrolment ratio has only recently reached 71%.
    • In Southern Asia the enrolment ratio has climbed to 90%.
  • P OVERTY’S G RIP K EEPS C HILDREN O UT O F S CHOOL
    • Survey data from 40 countries show that, in 32 of them, attendance is higher in urban than in rural areas.
    • Ensuring that the most vulnerable and marginalized children are enrolled and remain in school requires targeted programs and interventions aimed at poor households seeking to eliminate gender disparities.
  • A DMIDST MANY DEPRIVATIONS, REFUGEE CHILDREN ARE OFTEN DENIED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
    • They are more likely to be deprived of adequate education.
    • 1, 5 million school-age refugee children live in developing countries especially in urban areas or camps.
    • In 27 countries, 1 in 5 refugee child isn’t part of the formal education system.
    • Girls are at a particular risk, often because they lack a safe, quality learning environmental and also due to poverty and early marriage.
    • At least the number of girls enrolled in the formal education system has increased in recent years.
  • T HE Q UALITY O F E DUCATION I S A S I MPORTANT A S E NROLEMENT
    • In Africa , for instance, more children of secondary school age attend primary rather than secondary school.
    • The proportion of children in developing countries who have completed primary education rose from 79% in 1999 to 85% in 2006.
    • Ensuring that all primary school students complete their education in a timely manner will not only benefit the individual students; it will also reduce the number of over-age children in the primary education system.
    • At present, 54% of children of the appropriate age in developing countries attend secondary school.