• There is a strong and direct link between education and poverty with educated communities having better abilities to achieve better living standards.
  • Although education should be a universal right, several communities worldwide are still denied their rights to being educated due to family commitments and financial burdens.
  • Lowered quality of education and a weak curriculum results in education that fails to allow individuals to remain globally competitive.
  • Education poses benefits for single women who are able to provide and educate their own children, however many women who are left to tend to families on their own remain uneducated. Is this issue? I have expanded on this statement.

  • Underqualified, untrained and incompetent teaching staff that result in poor quality in education delivery.
  • Poverty that result in the lack of income to send children to school and resulting in families choosing who to send to school.
  • Lack of inclusiveness for some students to attend normal schools such as those with disabilities and special needs.
  • Poor infrastructure and school facilities and the lack of proximity and physical access to schools may prevent families from sending their children to school.
  • Gender inequality issues that send only boys to school.
  • Political unrest, war and conflicts that have destroyed education systems in affected regions.

  • A lack in education results in a rise of illiteracy and non-numeracy rates. South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East are some of the regions where these problems are most severe.
  • Formal schooling is one of the contributory factors towards better skills and human capital.
  • The distribution of personal incomes stand to improve with better-educated societies as qualifications are commensurate with higher incomes.
  • Educated societies lead to better economic growth, higher rates of innovation, increased productivity, ultimately channeling into better societal development.

  • Make education affordable through the developing years.
  • Ensure education is offered equally to all individuals without discrimination.
  • Invest in small teacher to student ratios to increase attention on learners and improve quality of teaching delivery.
  • Invest in educators and reward them well to attract good professionals into the field and have them join the teaching profession.
  • Expend on professional training to ensure all teachers are certified prior to teaching.
  • allow volunteers, both students and teachers, to share their experiences with the underprivileged to rile up interest.