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  1. All set for schools: Two girls waiting for classes to start in Dakar Ministry of Education, Senegal
  2..Taking a break from class: Although sport is a vital part of education, four out of five young people in poor countreis have no access to adequate sports facilities or training. UNESCO
  3. Zero facilities: A teacher, pupils, some makeshift reduced to its most basic ingredients. Many communities, like this on do not even have a school building UNESCO
  4. Learning begins at birth: Early childhood programmes have positive short-term effects, but can also improve the child's performance later in school. Here young children in Nepal UNESCO/Vidal
  5. Making learning relevant: A clan of girls in Egypt works on sewing and handicrafts. Acquiring skills and learning how to market them are an important part of achieving Educatin for All UNESCO
  6. Eight is too late - Early childhood development programmes are developing everywhere, like this one in Tanzania UNESCO/A.Camacho Urtiaga

  7. The importance of a good teacher: A lively class in China. World's Teachers' Day (5 Oct) is an occasion to remember that teachers are at the hears to the education process. UNESCO/Serraillier

  8. Reaching the unreached - A girl of the Kaaren tribe in Thailand tries out her newly acquired numeracy skills. Ethnic minorities are a priority group for EFA. UNESCO/Vidal

  9. Street children in Saigon, Viet Nam: Nearly one out of five people in the world is young and 84 per cent of them live in developing countries. Education needs to be especially responsive to children at risk. UNESCO/Vidal


  10. Education opens doors: Children learning together in Morocco UNESCO

  11. Confident smiles in Senegal: Studies show that investment in childrens' education and development brings long-term positive results ..including higher self-esteem. UNESCO/Inez Forbes
  12. An early start: The dawn of a new school day in the Himalyas. UNESCO/Vidal
  13. Out-of-school children in Burkina Faso: Reports estimate the number of out-of-school children in the world between 100 and 125 million, depending on the mesuring criteria used. UNESCO
  14. School, here we come!: Children on their way to school in India. Notice that these children have books -- unlike many of other children living in developing countries. UNESCO
  15. A personal approach to education: Non-formal education programmes like Tostan in Senegal are adapted to the learning needs of people. UNESCO/Inez Forbes
  16. Education empowers women: A female learner in Senegal UNESCO/Inez Forbes
  17. It's never too late to learn: Adult learners in Lagos, Nigeria, get a second chance. EFA Forum/Ademola Idown
  18. In "garbage villages" from Kenya to Cairo: Several non-governmental organizations are now training young people in reycling methods, hygiene, health care and functional literacy. EFA Forum/Luke N. Nyaga
  19. A luxury she can't afford: For too many out-of-school children, like this one living in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, education is still an unattainable luxury. EFA Forum/Luke N. Nyaga
  20. Copy with change: A young girl waiting in Saint Petersburg, the Russian Federation, where education is struggling to keep up with the rapid and profound changes in society. EFA Forum/A. Kompanijckenko
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