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Latest News: Lost generation? 13 million children denied school-education

mideblu2eLearningworld News from UN

The wars in the Middle East is jeopardising a whole generation of childrens’ future. UN reports that 13 million children at the moment have no possibilities to go to school. Research shows that each additional year of education boosts a person’s income by 10 per cent and increases a country’s GDP by 18 per cent. Some researchers estimate that if every child learned to read, around 170 million fewer people would live in poverty. In total around 120 million children that have reached school age is not getting any school-education, 130 million can not read. Source: UNICEF

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