07.06.2010 -

Football goals and education goals

©UNESCO/S. Santimano

What do football and education have in common? Success in both is measured in goals.

To mark the occasion of the first World Cup to take place in Africa, as well as the priority that Africa represents for UNESCO, below is a selection of research, activities and projects carried out in Africa by the Organization’s Education Sector with a view of meeting the Education for All Goals as well as the Millennium Development Goals.

Related links

UNESCO supports “1 GOAL : Education for all”, a GCE-FIFA 2010 World Cup initiative

Facts and figures on education in sub-Saharan Africa  (EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010)  

Literacy Initiative for Empowerment in Africa   

The Teacher Training Initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa    

EDUCAIDS: School-centred HIV and AIDS care and support in Southern Africa

UNU and UNESCO African Education for Sustainable Development project


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