Many factors contribute to limiting access to school and excluding children from a proper education including corruption, poverty, poor health and nutrition, disability, gender, ethnicity, child labour, migration, geographical disadvantages, cultural factors, and situations of fragility and conflict.
Despite recent progress, it has become increasingly difficult to reach children who have remained excluded and marginalized from education systems. Reasons include:
The term “out-of-school” encompasses a wide range of realities and refers to children who:
AU Watch supports partner developing countries in building, implementing, and monitoring national education strategies to reach out-of-school children. AU Watch recognize the need to strengthen school systems to include the most marginalized and hardest-to-reach children and overcome the barriers that prevent them from attending, staying, and finishing school.
Our initiatives include:
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