In the year 2000, 147 heads of State and Government, and 189 nations pledged to halve extreme poverty by the year 2015.

Education is a major catalyst for human development and it is one of the articulating factors which links all the Millenium Development Goals.

There are 8 reasons why education is important in realsing the ambition of ending world poverty.

  • More people would grow and develop
  • More people would learn and know
  • More people would be equal and just
  • More children would survive and live
  • More mothers would be healthier
  • More people would be able to combat illness
  • More people would think of the future
  • More people would work together

Posted by Lee Dunn

Academic Staff University of Glasgow and Author of Science Fiction


  1. Thanks for the informative points.

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