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Ensuring Inclusive Quality Education

Education is one of our most important means of fighting poverty. It is especially important to give a second chance to girls who have dropped out of school, but also to others who are left out or oppressed, e.g. marginalised groups, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

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Education for children

All children have the right to go to school, and early intervention is important. We offer:

  • Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programmes
  • Accelerated education programmes that give children a second chance to attend school i.e. Speed School
  • We offer interventions to strengthen the quality of primary education
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Education for adolescents

Young people who are not allowed to complete school are particularly vulnerable to child marriage. We offer:

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Education for adults

Many parents have not been educated themselves. It is never too late to learn something new, and experience that you can help your own children with schoolwork. We offer:

  • Adult literacy: Reading, writing and arithmetic for women
  • We offer teacher training in South Sudan
  • Parenting education groups
“One child, one teacher, one book,
one pen can change the world.”
 
- Malala Yousafzai
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You can carry knowledge with you everywhere.

Education builds abilities, skills and knowledge and also contributes to positive changes for the individual and society. Education provides a basis for economic development, knowledge about health and rights, as well as increased self-confidence and unity between people.

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Everyone has the right to a good education.

Education is a right in itself, and is absolutely fundamental to moving out of poverty. But enrolling more children into school is not sufficient if they are not learning anything. For this reason, we work towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 4 to improve the quality of education.