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Education in Third World Countries
The writer studies the advantages of education to a nation and examines the status of education in third world countries.
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In this article, the writer notes that achieving universal education is one of the UN's 8 Millennium Development Goals agreed to in 2000 by all the world's countries and the world's leading development institutions. The writer points out that although some progress has been made in increasing the level of education in most countries, a number of third world countries have fallen behind in their effort and are unlikely to achieve the goal by the target date of 2015. The writer outlines the benefits of education and discusses the co-relation between illiteracy and poverty. The writer then reviews the status of education in the third world countries. Finally, the writer enumerates the reasons for high levels of illiteracy in these countries and looks at how they can be overcome.

Outline:
Benefits of Education
Responsibility of Governments in Education and its Social Benefits
Individual/ Private Benefits
Co-relation between Poverty and Literacy
The State of Education in Third World Countries
Reasons for the Continuing Low Education Levels
Overcoming the Barriers
References

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Education and Development." (2007). World Bank Website. Retrieved on December 7, 2007 from http://go.worldbank.org/F5K8Y429G0
  • "Education for all: Literacy for Life." (2006). UNESCO Global Monitoring Report, 2006. Retrieved on December 7, 2007 from http://www.unesco.org/education/GMR2006/summary_eng.pdf
  • "Frequently Asked Questions: Education." (2006). World Bank Website. April, 2006. Retrieved on December 7, 2007 from http://go.worldbank.org/B2LD7NHT70
  • Hough, J.R. "Educational Cost Benefit Analysis." (1993). Department for International Development, London. Retrieved on December 7, 2007 from http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/1a/97/73.pdf
  • Riddell, W.C. (2004). "The Social Benefits of Education: New Evidence on an Old Question." University of Toronto. December 3-4, 2004. Retrieved on December 7, 2007 from http://www.utoronto.ca/president/04conference/downloads/Riddell.pdf

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