Another Moral Reason We have enough money and resources: Less than one percent of what the world spent each year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000 Shah, Anup. “Poverty Facts and Stats.” Global Issues. 24 Nov 2006. 21 Jan 2008 < http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Facts.asp>.
Why does it matter?-Connections with Other Global Issues
Education and Poverty, as shown in the Never-Ending Cycle
Education and Digital Divide -Technology can be a form of education
Education and Labor/Migration-Migrant Workers’ children often have less education opportunities
Education is either a great equalizer or a great divider.
“ In order to survive in today’s globalized world, it has become necessary for everyone to learn new forms of literacy and to develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information in a variety of ways.” “ United Nations Literacy Decade-Why the Literacy Decade?.” UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. 21 Jan 2008 < http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=53899&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html>.
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFnlheAGKEE This can also be viewed on our wiki at global-challenge.wikispaces.com/Videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFnlheAGKEE This can also be viewed on our wiki at global-challenge.wikispaces.com/Videos
NARROWING IT DOWN EDUCATION AND A LOCAL SCHOOL IN SHANGHAI CASE STUDY http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
Before 1949, China had a population of nearly 500 million, of whom 80 percent were illiterate "Education." China Information . China National Tourism Administration. 31 Jan 2008 <http://www.asia-planet.net/china/education.htm>.
Why do you think we should donate to our local school?
“ If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.” ~ Susan B. Anthony
WE, THE EDUVERSAL ACTION PLAN http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg