Africa Progress Report 2012: Jobs, Justice, and Equity

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.”

The full report is available here.  
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