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Brendan is an education specialist and co-founder of WhyDev. He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education exploring complementary basic education and the literacy practices of out-of-school children in northern Ghana. Formerly, he was an Education Officer with UNICEF Ghana, and Director of Venture Support with StartSomeGood. Brendan has also been an education consultant and trainer for Plan, UNICEF, ScopeGlobal and the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. He is obsessed with tea, American football and karaoke.

Universal primary education has failed and there’s no turning back Education 

Universal primary education has failed and there’s no turning back

http://australia.onegoalglobal.org/about A new one goal campaign? There was a 1goal campaign, I worked on it. Global primary out-of-school rate is stuck at 9% since 2007. This is in marked contrast to gains since 2000, when the international community pledged MDG#2. Many of the current 58 million OOSC will never enter a classroom http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002281/228184e.pdf?utm_source=INEE+email+lists&utm_campaign=fec33bacb8-BWB_2014_09_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_710662b6ab-fec33bacb8-8564481 “It is certain that the world will...