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Posted: Jan 23, 2013


What can transform the lives of millions of children around the world? Education is crucial to develop the world’s most valuable resource: youth. In a world where 61 million children are not in primary school and 25,000 girls are forced into marriage and taken out of the education system each day, it is incumbent upon the international community to close the education gap.

Every child and young adult should have access to learning, so they can acquire the right skillset to succeed in their lives. To achieve this, urgent action is needed. Addressing the problem involves financing schemes, training programmes, teacher development and resource sharing. Most importantly, leadership needs to drive these efforts forward. 2015 remains the goal.


 


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