Presentation on theme: "Education for All Where are we now? Catherine Jere Launch of GMR 2013/4 Stockholm, 5 th February 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Education for All Where are we now? Catherine Jere Launch of GMR 2013/4 Stockholm, 5 th February 2014
EFA goals will not be reached by 2015 Goal 2: Universal primary education 57 million children are out of school, half of whom live in conflict-affected countries. In sub-Saharan Africa, only 23% of poor, rural girls complete primary education. Goal 1: Early childhood care and education 1 in 4 children under 5 suffer from stunting, because of malnutrition. 50% of young children have access to pre-primary education, but only 17% in low income countries.
Goal 3: Youth and adult skills 69 million adolescents are out of school. In low income countries, only 37% of adolescents complete lower secondary education, and only 14% of the poorest. EFA goals will not be reached by 2015
The number of adolescents out of school declined slowly South and West Asia Sub-Saharan Africa Source: UIS database Millions Out-of-school children Out-of-school adolescents
EFA goals will not be reached by 2015 Goal 4: Adult literacy 774 million adults are illiterate, a decline of just 1% since Almost two-thirds of illiterate adults are women. Goal 5: Gender parity and equality There are fewer than 9 girls for every 10 boys: in 17 countries at primary level in 30 countries at secondary level.
By 2015, many countries will still not have reached the EFA goals Source: Bruneforth (2013). Percentage of countries projected to reach a benchmark for five EFA goals by 2015
Globally, 250 million children are failing to learn the basics
Pupil/trained teacher ratio Source: UIS database Barbados Dominica Qatar Kyrgyzstan Guyana Nicaragua Solomon Is. Belize Liberia Comoros Lesotho S.Tome/Principe Nigeria Equat. Guinea Togo Guinea Ghana Sudan (pre-secession) Sierra Leone Mozambique Cameroon Bangladesh Senegal Mali Benin Chad Ethiopia Guinea-Bissau C. A. R. Pupils per teacher Pupil/teacher ratio Lack of trained teachers contributes to learning crisis In one out of three countries, less than three-quarters of teachers are trained to national standards
Disadvantages interact to widen learning disparities Malawi, 2007 Percentage of primary school children who completed primary education and learned basics in reading
Aid to education decreased for the first time in Constant 2011 US$ billions Basic education Secondary education Post-secondary education
Aid to basic education decreased for 19 low income countries in D. P. R. Korea. Comoros Guinea-Bissau Chad Mauritania Tajikistan Sierra Leone Somalia Madagascar Liberia Uganda Malawi Tanzania D. R. Congo. Mali Haiti Mozambique Afghanistan Bangladesh Constant 2011 US$ millions
Filling the $26 billion financing gap for basic education Average annual resources needed to finance basic education ( ) US $53 billion Financing gap US $26 billion Government: Increase tax base 7.3 Government: Prioritise basic education 7.5 Donors: Prioritise basic education 4.0 Remaining financing gap 3.4 Donors: Reallocate student imputed costs 2.4 Donors: Meet 0.7% target 1.3