A New Agenda for Education in Fragile States

A New Agenda for Education in Fragile States
Brookings Institution Center for Universal Education

This report provides a broad review of the field of education in fragile states and charts a new agenda for maximizing education’s contribution to the development and well-being of people living in these contexts.

fragile states

Highlights of the report include:

  • Education can play a significant role in helping accelerate progress for people living in fragile states for at least four reasons: advancing economic development, humanitarian action, security and environmental sustainability.
  • The mere delivery of and participation in services is an important aspect of building capacity at multiple levels, including government systems, communities and individuals.
  • Education has an important role to play in addressing the consequences of and reducing the effects of disasters and climate change.


To read the full report, please click here.


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