Eliminating the Traffic Jams on the Road to Freedom
First, I shall tell you why the issue of education should be of concern to you. Second, I shall make a brief excursion into history. Today we tend to take education for all for granted. It is actually a relatively recent concept in legislation - and even more so in practice. Third I shall look at education around the globe. Where has education for all been achieved? Where is good progress being made? Where are the seemingly hopeless cases? From there I shall describe what is being done, by countries themselves, and by the international community, to move the world toward education for all. My final section will be more speculative. We cannot promote education for all without asking ourselves what kind of education we mean. What is quality education?