Global education has reached a tipping point.
‘The COVID-19 pandemic, the global food crisis, and climate change pose a grave threat to the future prospects of hundreds of millions of children around the world, particularly in lower-income countries. Ensuring that all children receive 12 years of quality education requires bold multilateral action.
ACCRA – The International Day of Education (24 January 2023) is a good time to reflect on education’s essential role in achieving a peaceful and prosperous world. The severe impact that the COVID-19 pandemic, the global food and fuel crises, and climate change have had on the learning experience of millions of children worldwide, especially those in lower-income countries, has underscored the need for new thinking’.
Read more of the joint editorial by GPE Board Chair H.E. Jakaya Kikwete and President Akufo-Addo of Ghana calling for more children to go to school and learn.