Monthly Archives: June 2014

Post-2015 education framework: Literacy

‘Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory.’ Article 26, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 Education was declared a fundamental human right over 60 years ago and yet we still face a situation where 57 million children globally don’t […]

Sustainable Development Goal for Education: Teachers

One of the new targets of the education SDG is that by 2025, all children are taught by qualified teachers. This was a serious oversight of MDG2 and it is good to see the new framework incorporating targets that the Steve Sinnott Foundation has been addressing in its projects, particularly in Sierra Leone. There have […]