MDG 2 UNIVERSAL EDUCATION
I think education is a gift for all of us.So lucky i have the chance to learn in the classroom.I have teacher and book .I want to help the people who need the help.If I have the enough money in the future i want to built a school for the children.I also want to teach them.
A low cost tablet computer will be available providing rural individuals the opportunity to access the internet.
Progress is being made though education in the Republic of South Sudan. Organizations working to set up education systems such as USAID, the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation (VADF), and UNICEF have made radical progress, raising the enrolled number of primary school students from 300,000 in 2000 to 1.4 million in 2010. Progress such as this is imperative during South Sudan's fragile first years as a nation.
On July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan celebrated its first independence day after decades of war that left millions of South Sudanese dead, injured, or displaced. South Sudan had not seen complete peace since prior to its independence from the UK in 1956.1 Although the occasion called a week of joyful celebration, the Southern Sudanese all agree it is time to get to work.
Their first task and most pressing issue is education. With the help of UNICEF, President Kiir of South Sudan…
Background on "Chages for New Hope," a Peru-based organizational member and its relation to a favorite poem of mine which illustrates an important point on Education that coincidently the organization is striving to accomplish.
One of the newest additions to the UCP-SAR.net organizational members is Changes for New Hope. Based in Peru, this organization works to educate and empower impoverished children living in Villages in the Peruvian Andes. Due to the extreme poverty levels common to this region, parents are forced to seek work far from home and their Children by default are left neglected. Since 2009 Changes for New Hope has been trying to alter the aforementioned scenario; they currently serve 2 communities but…
An article updates the progress that Egypt is taking in order to eradicate poverty, among the 7 other goals of the MDG's. Overall, this article displays the steps Egypt is taking towards achieving the MDG's.
The two most prominent themes in the article include; the decreasing of poverty (along with hunger) , and the status of women within the country. An iniatiative that has been recently started in Egypt is the Healthy Mother, Healthy Child Act, which aims at stopping maternal and neonatal death. Overall, the results of the program which began in 1993 show a significant decrease of death among women in poverished cities. Along with this act, poverty among women has been targeted. Education and…
Japan has begun to primarily teach English in classrooms. This educational launch goes along with MDG #2 which strives to achieve Universal primary education.
To many people in Japan, there has been an English deficit that needs to be rejuvenated and re-filled. The way they are starting this is by teaching primarily English in schools for children 10-12 years old.
This looks as if it will be a highly effective and successful program because there are goals already set that have been…
American TV Programs for Pakistani Kids
Islamabad : The United States is planning a television programming project targeting Pakistani children in what many describe as an attempt to win the hearts and minds of the younger generation and neutralize growing anti-American sentiments.
The US Aid Agency for International Developments (USAID) has recently advertised the plan in local newspapers seeking proposals from Pakistani and US firms involved in the making of children programs for…
According, to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) 2011 Global Monitoring Report realeased March 1, Armed conflicts are robbing 28 million children of an education by exposing them to widespread rape and other sexual violence, Targeted by attacks on schools and other human rights abuses.
The report entitled" The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education", Warns that the world is not on track to achieve by 2015.
The six Education for All goals that…
For those of you who might not know, Vanuatu is an archipelago of 80 islands in the Pacific located in one of the most seismically active areas in the world and has about 105 indigenous languages (3). Yet in the past, Vanuatu's school enrollment and attendance was among the lowest in the Pacific (1). In 2004, only 72% of students were completing primary education (1). However, Vanuatu is on it's way to meeting the MDG of universal primary education. Starting in 2011, free primary education…
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Discussions pertaining to MDG 2 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the second Millennium Development Goal is: To Achieve Universal Primary Education by ensuring that by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.