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2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part C

Understanding sustainable development goal 4: Targets and indicators

Author(s): Dr. Nasra Shabnam

Abstract: The Agenda for Sustainable Development is universal, holistic and indivisible, with a special imperative to leave no one behind. Education and the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all plays a central role in building sustainable, inclusive and resilient societies. Education is a basic right and elementary to human dignity. SDG 4 also has reciprocal linkages across the 2030 Agenda. It aims to provide children and young people with quality and easily accessible education plus other learning opportunities. One of its targets is to achieve universal literacy and numeracy. Hence, the urgent need to build more educational facilities and also upgrade the present ones to provide safe, inclusive, and effective learning environments for all. Access to quality education is an avenue for social mobility and reducing inequalities. Education is essential for building the knowledge base we need to tackle critical challenges like climate change. Education will help youth prepare for employment in the high-skill jobs of the fourth industrial revolution. And education is a foundation for peaceful societies and effective institutions.

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Dr. Nasra Shabnam. Understanding sustainable development goal 4: Targets and indicators. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2021;3(2):192-195.
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