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Ending Learning Poverty : What Will It Take?
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Washington, DC | 2019 | 49 p.
Corporate author: 
World Bank
Region: 
Global

In recent years, it has become clear that many children around the world are not learning to read proficiently. As a major contributor to human capital deficits, the learning crisis undermines sustainable growth and poverty reduction. To spotlight this crisis, we are introducing the concept of Learning Poverty, drawing on new data developed in coordination with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

 

Files: 
Resource Type: 
Case studies and research papers
Policy and strategy materials
Other
Theme: 
Human rights / Human dignity
Inclusive / Diversity
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Secondary education

Keyword

Learning poverty; Literacy; Out of school children; Right to education