Aid to education has fallen by 10% since 2010

World Education Blog

A new EFA Global Monitoring Report policy paper, Aid reductions threaten education goals shows that aid to education has been on a downward spiral since 2010, putting the achievement of existing and future global education goals at risk. With 250 million children not learning the basics, it is crucial that donors recommit themselves to education.

Since 2010, aid to education has been on the decline, shows a new policy paper by the EFA Global Monitoring Report (GMR). Basic education – which enables children to acquire foundational skills and core knowledge – is now receiving the same amount of aid as it was back in 2008. As funds diminish, there remain 57 million children and 69 million adolescents still out of school as of 2012, which leaves too little time to reach two key Education for All targets by 2015.

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We are now just two weeks before the Global Partnership…

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