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The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics (UIS) launched the joint Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children in 2010 to accelerate efforts towards the goal of universal primary education by 2015. The goal of the Initiative is to achieve a breakthrough in reducing the number of out-of-school children. A total of 61 million primary school-age children were out of school in 2010. This brief report presents the challenge and goal of the Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI), along with a chart organized by region and country presenting statistics obtained from survey data and administrative data.

Descriptors: Global Approach, Access to Education, Outreach Programs, Equal Education, International Organizations, Barriers, Organizational Objectives, Activities, Change Strategies, Foreign Countries

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Author: UNICEF

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1875&id=ED566875







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