• Enrollment in primary education in developing countries has reached 91 per cent but 57 million primary age children remain out of school.

  • More than half of children that have not enrolled in school live in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • An estimated 50 per cent of out-of-school children of primary school age live in conflict-affected areas.

  • 617 million youth worldwide lack basic mathematics and literacy skills.

DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH

WEBSITES

  1. Does the website end in .edu, .gov or .org?

  2. Does the site or database article contain a bibliography of sources? 

  3. Is the content provided for public service or educational use? 

  4. Can you verify the author's credentials? 

  5. Is there a date associated with the site or information on the site?  

 

BOOKS

  1. Does the book contain a bibliography of sources? 

  2. Is the content for public service or educational use? 

  3. Can you verify the author's credentials? 

  4. ​What is the copyright date? 

  5. ​Will this book give you useful information for your service project?

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