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Eight grade students of Ami Chandra Memorial School in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji.
© UNICEF/Vlad Sokhin

Amid global ‘learning crisis’, Parliaments can ensure adequate resources for education, says UN Assembly President

Education is the “great equalizer” and Parliaments have a major role to play in scaling up action to ensure that adequate financial resources are allocated to education, girls’ education and technical and vocational training throughout in national budgetary processes, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Monday.


NGO brings visibility to millions of children out of school worldwide

As estimated 260 million children are not receiving an education, and the crisis is hampering their access to vital life skills and the jobs market. Leaders at the non-profit, TheirWorld, have committed to closing the education gap.  

The organization is bringing visibility to the scale of the global education crisis through an immersive installation, the Infinity Classroom – a mirrored room which highlights the huge number of unfilled seats in schools across the world.