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Overview of EFA
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Overview of Education for All
In 2000, global leaders came together at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal and committed to ensure “Education for All” children by 2015. The goal of Education for All (EFA) is to ensure that all children receive an education that enriches their lives, expands their opportunities, and empowers them to participate in society. More than 1,100 participants from 164 countries endorsed the six EFA goals, in an effort to achieve major global progress in education by 2015. Learn More
The Six Goals of Education for All
What progress has been made toward achieving Education for All?
Today, while real progress has been made in improving educational access and quality, much work needs to be done. According to UNESCO’s Education Development Index which measures progress on universal primary education, adult literacy, gender parity and education equality, 62 countries have either achieved the goals or are close to doing so. However, 36 countries have a mixed progress report, and 29 countries are far from meeting the goals. Learn More
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