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the paper Can countries sustain their national SDG4 benchmarks? By the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO(As input to the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund)International Monetary Fund).

I focused on Goal 4 affiliate 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development, which aims to ensure quality, inclusive and equitable education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

The results showed that the education sector will Need to inject funds If countries want to achieve their goals.

New strategies are needed

Moreover To mobilize additional resourcesStrategies are needed to increase financing effectiveness.

the The largest financing gap is in sub-Saharan Africa$70 billion a year. The region has the furthest distance to travel, with 20 percent of children of primary school age and nearly 60 percent of youth of secondary school age not in school.

around A third of the gap could be closed if donors fulfilled their aid commitments The report found that it prioritized basic education in the poorest countries.

Wanted: More teachers

Other key findings confirm that costs include the need for Three times the number of pre-primary teachers in low-income countries and double that in lower-middle-income countries by 2030. No Primary school teachers need to increase by about 50 percent in low-income countries.

While the full effect COVID-19 epidemic disorders Still unknown, the report found that costs also include offsetting massive learning losses that exacerbate a pre-existing learning crisis. Only half of children and adolescents are now ready for the future having completed their education and with minimal proficiency in reading.

while, Two-thirds of low-income and lower-middle-income countries have cut their spending on public education In the first year after the onset of the pandemic in 2020.

Fourth-Grade Students Attend Class At Their New School, Which Has Been Rebuilt After It Was Destroyed By Fighting In The Eastern Province Of Kasai In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

Fourth-grade students attend class at their new school, which has been rebuilt after it was destroyed by fighting in the eastern province of Kasai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.