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Fixing the Broken Promise of Education for All

The Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI), a partnership between UNICEF and UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics, works in more than 30 countries to identify which children are out of school, why they are out of school and what strategies will help them access schooling. Fixing the Broken Promise of Education for All draws on government-backed national studies from a diverse group of countries participating in the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children, launched in 2010, by both organizations.

Despite substantial gains in school enrolment over the past 15 years, 58 million children continue to be denied the right to primary education, and many of them may never enter a classroom. The failure to deliver on what seemed to be such a realistic and achievable goal represents a broken promise to those millions of children who continue to be denied their fundamental right to primary education.

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Author: UNESCO and UNICEF Price: Free No. of pages: 141 Publication date: January 2015 Publisher: UNESCO ISBN: 978-92-9189-161-0
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