1.2 OOSC in AP


SpeakerName: Mr. Roshan Bajracharya, Programme Specialist, UIS-Bangkok, Thailand

description: Many countries in the world including countries in Asia- Pacific failed to meet the EFA goal on Universal Primary Education by 2015. As of 2013, globally, there remain 124 million out-of-school children (age 6-15), of which 59 million are of primary school age and 65 million are adolescents of lower secondary school age. The trends on out of school children shows that, since 2000, there has been significant decrease in the out of school number globally.