Education for All
A child who can read and write is one who can be taught. Children who can be taught can be empowered to claim their rights, change their lives, improve their…
The world has made tremendous progress over the past decades. But there are still 31 million girls who are out of school today – and 17 million who will never step foot in a classroom in their lives. We can do better than this. Join us on #dayofthegirl, 11 October 9am EST, to discuss new, creative solutions to this challenge: http://uni.cf/GIRLRSVP
Girls’ education is the single most powerful investment for development. It fights poverty, inequality, and discrimination. And, the children born to educated women are healthier and survive at better rates. The more girls we can get in school, the better the results! We’re talking about new ways to do this on #dayofthegirl, 11 October at 9am EST. Join us! http://uni.cf/GIRLRSVP
Every girl has the right to an education. But more than 31 million girls around the world are out of school and missing out. The world needs new, creative solutions to this old problem. On #dayofthegirl, we'll be talking about just that. Join us! http://uni.cf/girl2013TC
When girls get the education they deserve, they can contribute to the wellbeing of their communities in amazing ways. Learn about all the benefits of educating girls here: http://uni.cf/girl2013stories
Education is the right of every child, everywhere. Without proper education, a child can be trapped in a vicious cycle of poverty and missed opportunities which will then prevent them to grow to their full potential.
ducation’s transformative power lights up every stage of the journey to a better life. Take action to ensure education’s central place in all new development goals after 2015.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development. - Kofi Annan
Whether classes are held in buildings, in tents or sometimes even under trees, children should be learning, developing their potential and enriching their lives. The child-friendly schools framework promotes child-seeking, child-centred, gender-sensitive, inclusive, community-involved, protective and healthy approaches to schooling and out-of-school education worldwide.
In order to ensure that every girl and boy gains the most from education, it is necessary to provide a foundation for them to succeed.
Malaysia's EFA Report highlights that 125,000 to 150,000 children (6 -12 years old) are out-of-school in Malaysia.
Its not enough to teach children how to read, write and count. Education has to cultivate mutual respect for others and the world in which we live and help people forge more just, inclusive and peaceful socieities. - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Children are born into the world eager to learn. All too often, though, they do not have access to education as schools are too far away that they are unable to attend. In Malaysia, 91% of poor households live less than 5KM from the nearest Government primary school. But the situation differs between states.
Malaysia is well on the way in achieving universal primary education and realising Millennium Development Goal 2.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela Education is a great driver of social, economic and political progress. As people learn to read, count and reason critically, their prospects for health and prosperity also expand.
Equity in education provides every child an opportunity to reach their full potential. With the Ministry of Education and Federal Special Task Force (Sabah/Labuan), UNICEF Malaysia launches a learning centre in Sandakan Sabah for undocumented children.
When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela
In order to ensure that every girl and boy gains the most from education, it is necessary to provide them with a foundation to succeed. © UNICEF Malaysia
Education is a fundamental human right. It benefits not only individual children, but also their families and communities for generations to come. It provides a foundation for sustainable economic and social development and can be a catalyst for peace.