Table of Contents Education For All Education’s Potential Girls in Education Illiteracy Education Initiatives More Information Bibliography Illiteracy Versus Education
Illiteracy Diminishes the capabilities of a society Causes health issues Continues the poverty cycle Little jobs are available ( UNICEF)
Education For All Ensuring quality primary school education Alleviation of gender disparity Societal literacy Education accessibility (The World Bank)
Education For All Making education prevalent in society and not a crime (Flickr)
Education’s Potential “ My path opens when my education ends .” - SB With education comes opportunity
Education’s Opportunity Better health care Growing agricultural sector Stable economy Improved society Access to primary education (World Bank) Fulfillment of Education For All brings : (Flickr)
Education’s Potential “ Education is a fundamental right that should be accessible throughout the world .” - SB Education is an international language
Education: A Fundamental Right North America (Your Dictionary)
Education: A Fundamental Right Mali (New York Times)
Education’s Potential “ The cure to poverty and disease is education .” - SB Education is promising health
Health Education creates more knowledgeable citizens who can address and act upon health problems “ Healthy mind in a healthy body… ” (Baron) Education prevents HIV/AIDS (The World Bank) (Costume Craze)
Education’s Potential “ The best business man is the one who can communicate .” - SB Education is a thriving economy
Economy Education creates jobs (World Bank) Education provides economic sus tainability Education stops the poverty cycle Education permits children to attend school, instead of staying home and helping their parents (The World Bank) (Google)
Education’s Potential “ When you build it, they will come” - Field of Dreams Education is an infrastructure
Infrastructure Education enhances: Water supply Sanitation Employment plan Health (UNICEF) Government (World Bank) This will enable a country to improve their infrastructure in several domains.
Education’s Potential “ What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation. ” - Marcus Tullius Cicero Education creates teachers
Teachers More people are educated More citizens are interested in bettering their society More people are eligible for a teaching position ( World Bank ) (BBC)
Girls in Education “ The goal of Education For All is also to improve the access of education to girls, provide equal opportunity, and to keep girls safe and healthy. ” - SB (Wikipedia)
Education Initiatives The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Mission : Improving society Promoting education Equality amongst individuals Improving health Eliminating poverty (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)
Education Initiatives Save The Children Mission : Ensuring child growth Providing resources for a ch ild to blossom Promoting education Assisting children during natur al or political turmoil (Save The Children) (Save The Children)
Education Initiatives UNGEI Mission : Eliminating the gender gap in education Enabling women to blossom Eliminating poverty Providing equal opportunity to girls (UNGEI) (UNGEI)
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