The report looks into three policy actions to respond to the learning crisis.
Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability. Developing countries have made tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom and the majority of children worldwide are now in primary school. Nevertheless, some 260 million children are still out of primary and secondary school.
Cambodia made the teaching of reading a national priority, leading to the training of 24,577 teachers and the publication of two Khmer-language text books. Almost all Grade Eights students nationwide are now capable of reading and comprehending text.