GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing states

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries

GOAL 4 TARGETS

Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education

GOAL 4 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes

COMPANY GOAL

By 2025, Barry Callebaut is committed to eradicate child labour from their supply chain.

COMPANY GOAL

Novozymes aims to educate 1 million people about the potential of biology from 2015 to 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

In collaboration with UNICEF, H&M invests in children’s early education and development with a goal to benefit 73,600 children through this program by the year 2017.

COMPANY GOAL

Through their Connect To Learn Project in Myanmar, Ericsson is committed to provide secondary education for 21,000 children by 2017.

COMPANY GOAL

FujiXerox through a collaborative effort with other companies, NGOs and local communities aims to provide learning materials to 100,000 children in Asia Pacific by 2023.

FACTS & FIGURES

Poor sanitation, water, and hygiene lead to about 700,000 premature deaths annually.

FACTS & FIGURES

One in six children in low and middle income countries will not complete primary school in 2015.

FACTS & FIGURES

We could deliver free primary and secondary education in all the poor countries of the world for $32 billion per year.

FACTS & FIGURES

Students in 24% of the world’s countries have to pay tuition to continue on to secondary school.

FACTS & FIGURES

Worldwide 780 million adults and 103 million young people (ages 15–24) are illiterate

FACTS & FIGURES

In sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 80 percent of young women have no secondary education, and one in three cannot read.

FACTS & FIGURES

757 million adults still lack basic reading and writing skills. Two-thirds (63%) are women.

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"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. "

- John Dewey -

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"We need to encourage creativity and bring in 'hands on' system of learning in our educational system."

- Sundar Pichai -

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"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. "

- Diogenes -

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"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. "

- Benjamin Franklin -

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"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."

- Sydney J. Harris -

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"Water is life, and clean water means health"

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"When I was in college I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world"

- Elon Musk -

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22-24 NOVEMBER 2016

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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