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Education lights every stage of the journey to a better life. All children need access to education of good quality to unlock their learning potential and the wider benefits of education. Special efforts are needed to ensure that all children and young people can benefit equally from its transformative power. This requires sufficient resources, especially to reach those who need more support.

In 2015, the international community included a goal on education, SDG 4, among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by 2030. Since then, an elaborate framework has been put in place to monitor progress towards the targets in the goal. This site summarizes the key facts and trends in education around the world through five themes:

It complements the information that is provided in the printed version of the Global Education Monitoring Report, the tool of the international community for the follow up and review of progress towards our education goal, SDG 4.

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