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On this page – news about The Steve Sinnott Foundation and the campaign for Education for All.

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500 Days for Education

We stand now at approximately 500 days from the initial target date for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals set in 1990. These goals represent the most ambitious shared aspirations of humanity the modern world ever assembled. As we take measure now of the successes and shortfalls of this global effort, redouble our efforts […]

Our Fundraising Coordinator is running Tough Mudder

Our Fundraising Coordinator, Nick, will be running through hoops of fire, jumping into freezing waters and getting shocked by 10,000V wires, all for the sake of universal access to primary education. Any and all donations are greatly, appreciated, you can sponsor him here. DONATE. Here he is, posing rather vainly! Childrens’ right education is a […]

Japan faces new challenges.

Japan has long been regarded as one of the world’s educational superpowers. In the post-war era, life expectancy and high-school attendance soared, for example between 1947 and 2006, University attendance had increased from 10% to 49%. In 2014, Japan can viably say it is counted as one of the most advanced nation on Earth. Japan […]

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 […]