Having just returned from Tanzania, where I have been working on Inclusive Education, I can vouch for the need to tackle both access and quality in education.
Read more from this report, which was publicized in the INEE newsletter.
Africa Progress Report 2012: Jobs, Justice, and Equity
(Africa Progress Panel)
Urgent action is needed to tackle a “twin crisis” in access to education and the quality of teaching, according to the Africa Progress Report 2012: Jobs, Justice and Equity: Seizing Opportunities in Times of Global Change, which was launched on Friday at the World Economic Forum on Africa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Calling for a stronger focus on education, along with better funding mechanisms, the report says African governments and their development partners should make a “big push” towards the 2015 development goals, “focusing on the most disadvantaged countries, children who are being left behind and the need to improve learning achievement.”