Education for All Blog
Civil society partners, like the coalitions in Nepal and Bolivia, advocate for the use of mother languages in the early years of learning. This will ensure that all children can learn, including the most marginalized.
For African countries, introducing mother languages into national education systems can offer both equality of opportunity and success to all children, while also improving the quality of education. But several barriers exist to fully implementing mother tongue education.
Graph of the week: Significant progress has been made in enrolling children in pre-primary education in GPE partner developing countries between 2002 and 2014. Investing in pre-primary education is essential to achieve GPE’s goals of improving learning and equity and enhancing the efficiency of education systems.