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By Ramahatra Rakotomalala, Barbara Bruns, Alain Mingat

ISBN-10: 0821353454

ISBN-13: 9780821353455

100 and eighty-nine nations have devoted themselves to 8 Millennium improvement targets (MDGs) geared toward removing severe poverty and bettering the welfare in their peoples by way of the yr 2015. the second one of the pursuits is: 'Achieve common fundamental education,' with the explicit aim of making sure that, by way of 2015, girls and boys in all places should be capable of entire an entire process fundamental education. This booklet assesses no matter if the Millennium objectives might be met. in particular it asks: • the place will we stand this day with regards to the objective of common basic final touch? • Is common basic crowning glory feasible by way of 2015? • if that is so, what will be required to accomplish it, either when it comes to schooling coverage reform and incremental family and overseas financing? In a globally built-in and hugely aggressive global economic climate, no nation can to any extent further examine fundamental education a terminal point of schooling for its hard work strength, yet expanding the proportion of youngsters who do whole fundamental institution is the fundamental first step. In a without borderlines international, the place the gulf among the knowledgeable, empowered wealthy and the stagnating and powerless negative more and more poses threats to all, the fulfillment of common basic of completion is of world curiosity. Few worldwide targets were as continually and deeply supported because the thought that each baby in each kingdom must have the opportunity to accomplish basic college. maybe it's time to make it a fact. the quantity contains CD-ROM containing a 'hands-on' model of the simulation version built through the authors and all the historical past information used.

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Next, building on and extending the research of others, such as Colclough and Lewin (1993), Oxfam (Watkins 1999), and Delamonica, Mehrotra, and Vandemoortele (2001), we identify a set of key education policy and domestic financing parameters that can explain countries’ differential MDG progress. We find that education systems in the low-income countries that have either achieved 100 percent primary completion or are relatively close have some basic features in common. Finally, we ask: If those countries currently lagging behind were to reform key features of their education systems to more closely approximate the systems of more successful countries, could universal primary completion be achieved by CHAPTER ONE • THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE OF EDUCATION FOR ALL 25 2015?

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The primary completion rate focuses on capturing the share of children who ever complete the cycle; it is not a measure of “on-time” primary completion. An on-time completion rate could also be calculated, by netting overage children out of the numerator. But data for this are not readily available. More fundamentally, though, the philosophy of this study is that the key number of policy interest to countries from a human capital standpoint is the share of children who eventually obtain a primary-level education.

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