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Education and the Global Goals

EDUCATION AND THE GLOBAL GOALS #FundEducation In September 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals for sustainable development to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet by 2030. Education is essential to the success of every one of the 17 new goals. 2 GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING GENDER EQUALITY NO POVERTY QUALITY EDUCATION ZERO HUNGER CLEAN WATER & SANITATION INDUSTRY, INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH SCHOOL 13 10 11 12 REDUCED INEQUALITIES RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION CLIMATE ACTION SUSTAINABLE CITIES 16 14 17 LIFE BELOW WATER LIFE ON LAND PEACE AND JUSTICE PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS EDUCATION REDUCES POVERTY AND INCREASES INCOME EDUCATION PREVENTS INEQUALITY & INJUSTICE GOALS 14 8 GOALS 5 10 16 One extra year of school increases earnings by? Increase in per capita income If all children left school with basic reading skills, 171 MILLION 23% people could be lifted from poverty. 10% 20% 12% A 0.1% improvement in a country's education equality can, over 40 years, raise its per capita income by 23%. for individuals for women drop in poverty EDUCATION LEADS TO BETTER HEALTH $1 BILLION GOALS 3 4 MILLION per year is lost by some countries by failing to educate girls at the same level as boys.5 child deaths prevented Improved nutrition thanks to the global increase in women's education.3 Decrease in the risk of war A mother's education improves her children's nutrition, especially as she seeks higher levels of schooling. |-3% +10% If the secondary school enrollment rate is 10% higher than average, the risk of war drops by 3%. EDUCATION DRIVES SUSTAINABLE GROWTH GOALS 9 11 As a country's inhabitants become better educated, they are more likely to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. VOTE Increase in political participation Literate people are more likely to participate in the democratic process and exercise their civil rights." HOSPITAL EDUCATION HELPS US PROTECT THE PLANET EDUCATION REQUIRES PARTNERSHIP GOALS 7 (12 13 14 15 GOAL 17 Educated citizens are more inclined to: Increased environmental concern 66 The Global Partnership for Education is getting quality education to marginalized children, coordinating education's many players, offering aid without wasteful replication and following local leadership. GPE shows how collaboration can bring better results. Similar models might prove useful in other areas. A study of 29 countries found the percentage of people concerned about the environment increases with education.? • Build and maintain clean energy infrastructures • Show greater concern about the well-being of the environment • Use energy and water more efficiently • Recycle 25% 37% 46% 99 - United Nations High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda with a secondary education with a tertiary education with less than a secondary education #FUNDEDUCATION GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP for EDUCATION globalpartnership.org Sources 1. GMR/UNESCO (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001902/190214e.pdf) 2. Returns to Investments in Education - World Bank (http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EDUCATION/Resources/278200-1099079877269/547664-1099079934475/547667-1135281504040/Returns_Investment_Edu.pdf) 3. The Lancet (http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(10)61257-3/abstract) 4. UNESCO - Education for All Global Monitoring Report (https://en.unesco.org/gem-report/report/2014/teaching-and-learning-achieving-quality-all#sthash.gHm5JN7A.dpbs) 5. Plan International (http://plan-international.org/girls/reports-and-publications-detail-12.php?lang=fr) 6. Understanding Civil War (Volume 1: Africa): Evidence and Analysis (http://elibrary.worldbank.org/doi/book/10.1596/978-0-8213-6047-7) 7. UNESCO (http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/ED/pdf/NotesLiteracy-Peace.pdf) 8. United Nations Association - Greater Philadelphia (http://una-gp.org/clancyt/files/goals/goal9.pdf) 9. Sustainable Energy for All (http://www.se4all.org/resources/fact-sheets/) 10. United Nations High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda http://www.post2015hlp.org/about/ To learn more: http://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/17-ways-education-influences-new-17-global-goals 15

Education and the Global Goals

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