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Millenium development goals powerpoint

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My Religion Project - this is about achieving the third millenium development goal of universal primary education

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Millenium development goals powerpoint

  1. 1. ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION MDG #2 Aoife, Claire + Lauren
  2. 2. IN FULL…… • Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling
  3. 3. PROBLEMS • Gender, Poverty and Place of Residency are all factors that keep children out of school • One in four children who enter primary school will probably leave before reaching the last grade
  4. 4. WASH (WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE PROMOTION) • WASH is a hygiene promotion scheme that is being brought into schools in the developing world in order to improve health and sanitiation in the school. • Its aim is to improve hygiene, reduce disease, increase performance, increased attendance and this will eventually lead to economic growth within the developing world.
  5. 5. • WASH in Afghanistan: In 2010 help secure funding to meet students’ needs, a Call to Action was jointly issued by the Afghan Ministries of Education, Public Health, and Rural Rehabilitation and Development, along with UNICEF and the World Health Organization. • National Conference Indonesia: The Conference highlighted the importance of WASH in schools. It focused on re-examining and renewing efforts to achieve the MDG in the WASH sector.
  6. 6. WASH PROGRESS IN KENYA • The project supplied 45 public primary schools with clay pots for safe water storage. • It provided primary schools with a year’s supply of water disinfectant. • It also provided water tanks with taps and soap for hand washing in schools. • Two teachers from each school received educational materials on water treatment, safe storage and good hand-washing practices for use in the classroom • Safe water clubs were set up with students, who were encouraged to share the information with their parents.
  7. 7. HOW WASH HELPS SCHOOLS IN THE DEVELOPNG WORLD • The improved water and sanitation facilities attract and retain more students and teachers within the school.
  8. 8. GDG (GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT GROUP) • An Australian charity organisation carrying out projects with approved partners and providing aid to relieve poverty in the Developing World. • Provide long term solutions.
  9. 9. WORK DONE BE GDG • Kiberia, Kenya: A school was set up. Now the school has 1074 students. There are more than 70 students in each class. They share textbooks and not all of them have the necessary equipment. 30% of parents cant pay the fee. The fees also supply student lunches. The project is helping even though the conditions are not very good.
  10. 10. • Phillipines: This project focuses on rescuing and educating street children. The children are tested and placed in classes based on their abilities. The program allows them to progress faster than they would in a public school. Some students finish two school years in one. Students are also offered the opportunity to study art and music and receive basic training in agriculture.
  11. 11. PROGRESS SO FAR…… • If current trends continue the goal will not be met by 2015.
  12. 12. WHAT HAS HELPED… • Abolishing school fees in Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania • Investing in teaching infrastructure and resources in Ghana, Nepal and Tanzania • Promoting education for girls in Botswana, Egypt and Malawi • Expanding access to remote and rural areas in Bolivia and Mongolia
  13. 13. CASE STUDY • Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. • Video

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