17 August 2023

Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning

Governments, both national and subnational, and education stakeholders around the world are urged to endorse the  Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning  to ensure all children, including the most vulnerable ones, develop foundational learning to realize their full potential and participate in society.  Nearly six-out-of-ten children…, Ministers of education of the region sign Commitment to Action for basic learning, The Commitment to Action recognizes that foundational learning provides the essential building blocks for all other learning, knowledge and higher-order skills. , It is a formal way for countries, regions, and cities in the LAC region as well as the education community to demonstrate a commitment at the highest political levels to securing foundational learning for all children and to implement policies that will help to achieve targets under SDG4.  It is also an effort to articulate the shared ambition and…, Carlos Torrendell, Secretary of Education, Argentina., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Louis Zabaneh, Minister of Education, Culture, Science & Technology of Belize., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Left: Izolda Cela, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Education of Brazil. Right: Ancell Sheker, Vice-Minister of Technical & Pedagogical Affairs of Dominican Rep., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Henri Ori, Minister of Education, Science and Culture of Suriname., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Luis Soto, Head of the Office of Cooperation & International Affairs of the Ministry of National Education of Colombia., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Diego Paz, Vice-Minister of Education of Ecuador., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Daniel Sponda, Minister of Education of Honduras., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Rosa Argüelles, Administrative Vice-Minister of Education of Panama., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Nancy Ortuño, Vice-Minister of Higher Education, Venezuela., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education, Gonzalo Baroni, National Director of Education, Ministry of Education & Culture, Uruguay., UNICEF LACRO Alejandra Arratia Martínez, Undersecretary of Education of Chile Undersecretary of education of chile, Alejandra Arratia Martínez, Undersecretary of Education of Chile., UNICEF LACRO Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education Ministers signing commitment to education…, Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning, Ensure foundational learning as a key element to transform education 1. Low learning levels – the barrier children face    The pre-COVID learning crisis has been made even more severe by the pandemic. Currently it is estimated that, globally, six out of every ten children suffer from learning poverty: they are unable to read and understand a…, Endorsing the Commitment to Action   , Members of the global education community and other partners, including civil society and youth organizations, are invited to endorse the Commitment to Action.   To endorse the Commitment to Action, national, subnational governments and supporting organizations from the Latin America and the Caribbean region should submit an official letter…, Latin American and the Caribbean region endorsements, From national governments   Argentina   Belize   Brazil   Chile   Colombia   Dominican Republic   Ecuador Honduras   Panama Suriname Uruguay Venezuela                                             From subnational governments   Guanajuato State (Mexico)   Bogota District (Colombia)   Regional Government of Ucayali (Peru)   To see the global list of…