“ Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”-Nelson Mandela
Table Of Contents <ul><li>Quick Facts  </li></ul><ul><li>Education  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Quick Facts  <ul><li>Most Africans earn less than 1$ per day  (Grant Lewis 8) </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly, they earn less tha...
<ul><li>Human Right : Basic rights and freedoms that are entitled to all humans </li></ul><ul><li>Article 26 : “Everyone h...
Education <ul><li>Definition:  </li></ul><ul><li>Education is the process of being instructed with knowledge in a structur...
Importance of Education <ul><li>“ Education, the key to unlocking the potential of individuals, can also play a crucial ro...
Girls Sent to School   Benefits <ul><li>By children being educated, they know more about the world around them: the good ...
<ul><li>Reduce maternal mortality rates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aware of the circumstances of early pregnancies </li></ul><...
Statistics <ul><li>Globally 570 million children are enrolled in primary education  (Goal%202%20FINAL ) </li></ul><ul><li>...
Countries Boys Enrolement (%) (2000-2006) Girls Enrolement (%) (2000-2006) Canada 99 100  (UNICEF - At a glance/ Canada - ...
(Grant Lewis 22)
African Classroom American Law Classroom VS (&quot; Flickr  Photo Download/ An African Classroom 1&quot;) (”Flickr Photo D...
Literacy <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to read and write  (Oxford American Dictionaries)  </li></ul><ul><l...
Consequences of Illiteracy  <ul><li>Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Less qualified for jobs – low income  </li></ul><ul><li>Econ...
<ul><li>26% of the world’s adult population is illiterate  (International Literacy Day/ Facts about illiteracy )   </li></...
Distribution of Adult Illiterates 2000-2004 (Grant Lewis 22)
<ul><li>Click On the Link to Access Website </li></ul><ul><li>Free The Children </li></ul><ul><li>60 Million Girls </li></...
<ul><li>60 Million Girls - Home . 20 October 2008 <  http ://www.60millionsdefilles.org/english/home. html  >. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Education . CIDA. 16 October 2008 <  http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/CIDAWEB/acdicida.nsf/En/JUD-11...
<ul><li>http://web.worldbank.org/ . 1 October 2008 <  http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTEDUCATION/0,,cont...
<ul><li>UNESCO | Education - UNESCO Programme Areas on Primary Education 2004-2006 . October 2008 <  http://portal.unesco....
<ul><li>UNICEF - Ethiopia - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 <  http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/ethiopia_statistic...
New Sources <ul><li>&quot;Childinfo.org/ Statistics by Area - Education - The challenge.&quot;  Childinfo.org/. December 2...
Pictures <ul><li>&quot;africa-house.&quot;  Suhog Project » About Us. Dec 2008 <  http ://www.suhogproject.org/images/afri...
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    1. 1. “ Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”-Nelson Mandela
    2. 2. Table Of Contents <ul><li>Quick Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is it Important? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Quick Facts <ul><li>Most Africans earn less than 1$ per day (Grant Lewis 8) </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly, they earn less than $365 </li></ul><ul><li>The average minimum wage worker in Canada makes </li></ul><ul><li>$15, 931 yearly (&quot; CTV.ca | CEOs pass average Canadian salary by Jan. 2&quot;) . </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Human Right : Basic rights and freedoms that are entitled to all humans </li></ul><ul><li>Article 26 : “Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages” (Universal Declaration of Human Rights ) </li></ul><ul><li>One out of three children have never seen the inside of a classroom (UNESCO | Education - Primary Education) </li></ul>
    5. 5. Education <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Education is the process of being instructed with knowledge in a structured way (Oxford American Dictionaries) </li></ul><ul><li>Aspect of being taught different concepts that expands one’s future opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Public School systems were created for young children’s compulsory education to give children the rights they deserve (Proquest) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Importance of Education <ul><li>“ Education, the key to unlocking the potential of individuals, can also play a crucial role in improving political, social and economic conditions. ” (Grant Lewis 13 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of education can possibly lead to warfare (Stendel) </li></ul><ul><li>Education can contribute to the growth of a country's economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Education has many benefits . </li></ul>
    7. 7. Girls Sent to School  Benefits <ul><li>By children being educated, they know more about the world around them: the good and the bad </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce fertility rate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delay birth and marriage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthier less babies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For every 1 educated girl, fertility rates decrease by 10% (60 Million Girls - Home) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lower infant mortality rates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educated about various diseases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assure proper nourishment for children (healthier babies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( http:// web.worldbank.org /) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Reduce maternal mortality rates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aware of the circumstances of early pregnancies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For every 1,000 girls going to school, 2 mothers are prevented from dying (60 Million Girls - Home) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A protection against HIV/AIDS: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce women’s liability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educated about the disease and how to prevent it (cause) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(http:// web.worldbank.org /) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Statistics <ul><li>Globally 570 million children are enrolled in primary education (Goal%202%20FINAL ) </li></ul><ul><li>93 million children are out of school (&quot; Childinfo.org / Statistics by Area - Education - The challenge&quot; ) </li></ul><ul><li>40 million children in Africa are not enrolled in school ( Grant Lewis 13) </li></ul>
    10. 10. Countries Boys Enrolement (%) (2000-2006) Girls Enrolement (%) (2000-2006) Canada 99 100 (UNICEF - At a glance/ Canada - Statistics) United States 92 93 ( UNICEF - At a glance/ United States of America - Statistics) China 99 99 (UNICEF - China - Statistics) Ethiopia 71 66 ( UNICEF - Ethiopia - Statistics) India 92 86 (UNICEF - India - Statistics ) Burundi 63 58 (UNICEF - Burundi - Statistics )
    11. 11. (Grant Lewis 22)
    12. 12. African Classroom American Law Classroom VS (&quot; Flickr Photo Download/ An African Classroom 1&quot;) (”Flickr Photo Download/ Converting Moresby Classroom to a Courtroom.”)
    13. 13. Literacy <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to read and write (Oxford American Dictionaries) </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy is an essential aspect of life. It is how humans communicate with one another in a common language. Without it, there would be no means of communication </li></ul>
    14. 14. Consequences of Illiteracy <ul><li>Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Less qualified for jobs – low income </li></ul><ul><li>Economy suffers </li></ul><ul><li>Malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Children deprived of education </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Education ( Education - Education For All (EFA) ) </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>26% of the world’s adult population is illiterate (International Literacy Day/ Facts about illiteracy ) </li></ul><ul><li>770 million illiterate adults (Education ) </li></ul><ul><li>1/5 of adults are illiterate ( World Literacy in Brief/ UNESCO Education ) </li></ul>Statistics
    16. 16. Distribution of Adult Illiterates 2000-2004 (Grant Lewis 22)
    17. 17. <ul><li>Click On the Link to Access Website </li></ul><ul><li>Free The Children </li></ul><ul><li>60 Million Girls </li></ul><ul><li>UNESCO </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF </li></ul><ul><li>Other Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>Afghanistan </li></ul><ul><li>Girls In Education </li></ul><ul><li>Education For All </li></ul><ul><li>Profiles In Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Human Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Aids in Africa </li></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>60 Million Girls - Home . 20 October 2008 < http ://www.60millionsdefilles.org/english/home. html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>60 Million Girls - Millenium Goals . 60 Million Girls. 21 October 2008 < http ://www.60milliongirls.org/english/goals. htm l>. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>60 Million Girls - Projects - 2007 . 60 Million Girls. 21 October 2008 < http ://www.60millionsdefilles.org/english/project_2008. htm l>. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>60 Million Girls - Who are we . 20 October 2008 < http ://www.60millionsdefilles.org/english/who. html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Chalati, Dahlia. Interview. Ashley Stendel. 21 October 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Childinfo.org/ Statistics by Area - Education - The challenge . 10 October 2008 < http ://www.childinfo.org/education. html >. </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Education . CIDA. 16 October 2008 < http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/CIDAWEB/acdicida.nsf/En/JUD-1118132346-PKX >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Education - Education For All (EFA) . World Bank. 30 September 2008 < http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTEDUCATION/0,,contentMDK:20374062~menuPK:540090~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:282386,00.htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Free The Children - About Us . Free The Children. 20 October 2008 < http://www.freethechildren.com/aboutus/index.php >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Free The Children - Educations . Free The Children. 18 October 2008 < http://www.freethechildren.com/whatwedo/international/educations.php >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Goal%202%20FINAL.&quot; Welcome to the UN. It's your world . 7 October 2008 < http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/2008highlevel/pdf/newsroom/Goal%202%20FINAL.pdf >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    20. 20. <ul><li>http://web.worldbank.org/ . 1 October 2008 < http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTEDUCATION/0,,contentMDK:20298916~menuPK:617572~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:282386,00.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>International Literacy Day/ Facts about illiteracy . 2001. 18 October 2008 < http://www.sil.org/literacy/LitFacts.htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford American Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Stendel, Cliff. Interview. Ashley Stendel. 19 October 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNESCO | Education - International Commitments > Education for all . 10 October 2008 < http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=33163&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNESCO | Education - Primary Education . Unesco. 3 October 2008 < http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=30859&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>UNESCO | Education - UNESCO Programme Areas on Primary Education 2004-2006 . October 2008 < http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=30880&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF - At a glance/ Canada - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 < http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/canada_statistics.html#46 >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF - At a glance/ United States of America - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 < http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/usa_statistics.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF - Burundi - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 < http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/burundi_statistics.html#46 >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF - China - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 < http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/china_statistics.html#46 >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    22. 22. <ul><li>UNICEF - Ethiopia - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 < http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/ethiopia_statistics.html#4 6>. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF - India - Statistics . Unicef. 24 October 2008 < http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/india_statistics.html#46 >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Declaration of Human Rights . 1 October 2008 < http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>World Literacy in Brief/ UNESCO Education . 2 April 2003. 17 October 2008 < http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php - URL_ID=12874&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html > . </li></ul>
    23. 23. New Sources <ul><li>&quot;Childinfo.org/ Statistics by Area - Education - The challenge.&quot; Childinfo.org/. December 2007. Childinfo. Dec 2008 < http://www.childinfo.org/education.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;CTV.ca | CEOs pass average Canadian salary by Jan. 2.&quot; CTV.ca | CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television. 2 January 2007. Dec 2008 http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070102/wages_CEO_060702?s_name=&no_ads= </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Lewis, Suzanne. Education in Africa . Broomall, PA: Mason Crest Publishers, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>PETERS, FRANK. School Systems. Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Foundation of Canada. 2002. eLibrary. Proquest CSA. THE STUDY. 14 Dec 2008. < http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/curriculumca >. </li></ul>
    24. 24. Pictures <ul><li>&quot;africa-house.&quot; Suhog Project » About Us. Dec 2008 < http ://www.suhogproject.org/images/africa-house. jpg >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;young-masai-woman-big.&quot; Exotic Cruise Vacations & Discount Travel Vacation Packages by Friendly Planet. Dec 2008 < http ://www.friendlyplanet.com/images/young-masai-woman-big. jpg >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;africa_child.&quot; Hugg 2.0. Dec 2008 < http ://www.hugg.com/system/files/u2695/africa_child. jpg >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Flickr Photo Download/ Converting Moresby Classroom to a Courtroom.&quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Dec 2008 < http ://www.flickr.com/photos/sonson/2588840080/sizes/o / >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Flickr Photo Download/ An African Classroom 1.&quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Dec 2008 < http ://www.flickr.com/photos/thecolberts/2246123957/sizes/o / >. </li></ul>

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