International Day of Education

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2023 Date24 January 2023
2024 Date24 January 2024
International Day of Education

International Day of Education History

International Day of Education seeks to raise awareness about the importance of education. This day encourages collaboration and international solidarity. The goal is to create more inclusive, safe, and sustainable societies with education and learning at the center. According to the UN, in 2020, over 617 million youth worldwide lacked basic mathematics and literacy skills. Education offers children a way out of poverty and improves their chances of having a promising future.

International Day of Education was established in 2018 by the U.N General Assembly. It is observed annually on January 24th.

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International Day of Education Facts

  • The theme for International Day of Education in 2022 was Changing Course, Transforming Education.
  • According to Article 26 of the U.N's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, everyone has the right to education. Article 26 goes further and states that education shall be free at the elementary and fundamental stage. It also states that higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
  • According to the U.N, there were about 258 million children that did not attend school in 2021. There are 671 million children and adolescents that cannot read or do basic math.

International Day of Education Top Events and Things to Do

  • Thank your local educators and teachers by donating to their school supply wish lists. According to the National Center for Education, the average salary of U.S teachers during the 2018-2019 school year was $61,730. Most teachers provide their own resources and supplies, so be sure to help your local teachers and educators if you can.
  • Go back to school! According to a 2017 Champlain College online survey, 73% of respondents wanted to return to college to increase their earning potential.
  • Donate to reputable charities or organizations that help those in need receive the education they deserve. Some examples include the Art of Problem Solving Initiative and AdoptAClassroom.org.

International Day of Education - References and Related Sites

UNESCO: International Day of Education
www.un.org: Quality Education
www.un.org: UN theme 2021

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