Out of School Children (primary)
million in Sub-Saharan Africa
million in Asia & Pacific
million in Arab states
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"The Cabinet on June 23 approved the final draft of the Bill aimed at widening the reach and raising the quality of non-formal education. With the final enactment of the draft law, the government would set up a Non-Formal Education Board along with eight general,...
"A study, conducted by the Ministry of Education and Training, found that 1.1 million children between 5-14 years of age do not attend school. The statistic on out-of-school children includes dropouts and children who have never been enrolled in school. The study...
The learning tree – Pa Jai Dee School, a non-formal education classroom, is teaching Thai to migrant workers
"In a cool, brightly lit classroom, about 60 students — all over the age of 19 — are looking at their teacher attentively, despite the stench emitting from the canal outside the room's sliding doors. Hidden in a slum in Huai Khwang district in Bangkok, Pa Jai Dee...
"The statistics on out-of-school children are sometimes daunting, but then we come across the countless wonderful people like Kamal Parmar who give their lives, resources, time and passion to help young people learn and change their future. For more than 15 years, Mr....
"For nine-year-old Animesh, who started working for the police when he was five, life is totally different from that of other local children. While they go to school, his mother has to cajole him to go to work on his tricycle by offering him sweets. Animesh, who lives...
"It is becoming more and more recognized that attending schools does not necessarily guarantee that children are learning at expected grade levels. And there is mounting evidence that inequalities impact learning outcomes. But at what stage in a child’s life cycle do...