Quality education is one of the most leveraged investments for catalyzing development, promoting global health and reducing poverty, and universal education is one of the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Despite significant progress since the goals were created, 132 million children and youth are still out of school today. Experts with the Center for Universal Education, joined by other experts across Brookings, examine the global education architecture, the role of foreign assistance and educational strategies.
Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko - A student is pictured at a school in Khutsong Township, 74 km (46 miles) west of Johannesburg August 22, 2011.
Sexual and Reproductive Health as a Barrier to Girls’ Educational Success in South Africa
September 17, 2014, Relebohile Moletsane
Relebohile Moletsane discusses her forthcoming research on sexual and reproductive health education in South Africa and its impact on girls' educational success.
Latin America and the Caribbean
September 15, 2014, Mayyada Abu Jaber
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September 12, 2014, Rebecca Winthrop
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September 6, 2014, Julia Gillard
August 25, 2014, Urvashi Sahni
August 22, 2014, Kate Anderson
August 13, 2014, Julia Gillard
August 7, 2014, Gabriel Sanchez-Zinny and James McBride
August 6, 2014, David Crone and Chernor Bah
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Director, Center for Universal Education
Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
Justin W. van Fleet
Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
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