Just Published: Girls, Educational Equity and Mother Tongue-based Teaching
This new UNESCO publication argues that language, specifically the language used in schools, is one of the principal mechanisms through which inequality in education is reproduced. It shows how the learner’s mother tongue holds the key to making schooling more inclusive for all disadvantaged groups, especially for girls and women.
An advocacy brief from UNESCO Bangkok that covers issues including language, marginality, obstacles to girls’ education and strategies to address them.
Read a recent publication from UNESCO’s Division of Primary Education on Girl’s Education.
Find out more about a Technical Consultation (26-27 November) exploring the connections between girls' education and female adult literacy to be held just prior to the 5th meeting of the High-Level Group on Education For All (EFA) in Beijing, China.
Read the 2003/4 edition of the Global Monitoring Report dedicated to the topic of gender equality and Education for All.