Despite much progress since 2000, millions
of children, youth and adults still lack access to good quality education
and the benefits it brings. This inequality of opportunity is undermining
progress towards achieving Education for All by 2015.
The report documents what it describes
as a 'vast gulf' in educational opportunity separating rich and poor countries.
It notes that:
- One in three children in developing
countries (193 million in total) reaches primary school age having had
their brain development and education prospects impaired by malnutrition