A continuously educated workforce is essential for achieving sustainable development. Recognizing the importance and status of education, the United Nations General Assembly included education among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Unfortunately, the education systems in developing countries continue to struggle to achieve the necessary progress. This is especially the case in the lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), where nearly half of the world’s 1.4 billion school-age children live. Increased volumes of aid and development financing are urgently needed to advance education in LMICs and achieve SDG 4 everywhere.
ISID's Professor of Practice Christian Novak explores these issues in the Institute's most recent policy brief. Download the full brief now!