How Do We Know How Many Children Are Not Learning?

INEE is a great repository for articles on all things educational – these two articles were listed in the latest newsletter

Having participated in developing GPE proposals it is still distressing to see statistics on those children who are out of school and those in school not learning enough to warrant their family’s investment and achieving  little at the end (if they stay in school that long).

How Do We Know How Many Children Are Not Learning?
Global Partnership for Education
12 June 2013 – In the 5th lesson of our EdBits series, education expert Luis Crouch explains how education economists quantify the total number of children that are in school but not learning.  The notion that there are about 250 million children
Click to read the full article

Reaching out-of-school children
UNESCO
10 June 2013 – Progress in reducing the number of children out of school has come to a virtual standstill just as international aid to basic education falls for the first time since 2002, according to a new paper released by the UNESCO
Click to read the full article

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