Education for All Blog
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.
In 2015, results from the Zimbabwe Early Learning Assessment (ZELA) showed promising improvements. This progress in learning was largely due to the focused strategies and programs implemented by the government of Zimbabwe, supported by GPE, UNICEF and other partners.
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science promotes the full and equal participation of women and girls in education, training, employment and decision-making processes in science fields. Girls and women need to play a significant role in development, and this means getting more of them into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies and jobs.
Mali and Guinea are working on developing pedagogical approaches adapted to small rural schools. These activities are part of the overall education sector plans and are specifically supported by the GPE-funding
Worldwide, 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of genital mutilation, and 15 million more may be subjected to it by 2030 under current trends. FGM is a human right issue. Education can help to eliminate the practice.