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Global Literacy Targets Already Off Track

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Promises by world leaders to raise global education standards by 2030 are unlikely to be kept, warns the United Nations’ education agency.

Unesco says on current trends, 30% of adults and 20% of young people will still be illiterate in poor countries. There are 262 million young people without access to school, with the worst problems in sub-Saharan Africa. The UN agency warns that the numbers missing out on education are unlikely to fall much in the next decade……………