Tagged: Millenium Development Goals

Eight reasons why education is important to achieve the MDGs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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