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The Oxfam Education Report

The Oxfam Education Report
240 pages

Watkins, Kevin

Publication date
23 Nov 2000


Oxfam GB
Practical Action Publishing


This comprehensive report focuses on the fact that millions of people in poor countries remain uneducated and illiterate - which prevents them from developing the skills they need to escape poverty. The book looks at the underlying causes of the problem and sets out a clear agenda for reform. It demonstrates that universal free good-quality primary education is affordable and possible if governments all over the world change their priorities. An invaluable resource for anyone interested in education as a development issue, it is clear and accessible with many diagrams and statistics.