UN Secretary General calls on global commitment to transforming education

On Jan 24, to mark the International Day of Education, UN secretary General Antonio Gutierres has called out to countries to deliver educational systems that can “support equal societies, dynamic economies and the limitless dreams of every learner in the world.” The theme for the International Day this year is “ To invest in people, prioritize education”

UNESCO data shows there are still roughly 250 million children who are not enrolled in schools this year and furthermore, a substantial 70% of 10-year old children in low- and middle-income countries are unable to read.

Source: https://news.un.org/en/story/2023/01/1132772