Quality and Equality of Education: Short Literature Analysis Paper
Education is a human right. Every person is entitled to it. It is critical to our development as individuals and as a society and it helps pave the way to a successful and productive future. When we ensure that children have access to a quality education which is a right that is rooted in gender equality, we create a ripple effect of opportunity that impacts generations to come. Whether in times of crisis or periods of peace, in cities or remote villages, we are committed to realizing a fundamental, non-negotiable goal: quality education for all.
Achieving the goal of universal education will require a universal commitment. If all the children on earth even the most troubled or separated are to realize their right to a quality education to be a right then all sectors of society must be excited, enlightened and committed to taking a stand. Through the first assignment of this course I have learned a few things that I would like to share as to show how I have learned and my thoughts. I feel that it is important to learn from every avenue possible as it makes for a better educator.
First, I learned that education enhances lives. It helps to eliminate poverty and disease and provides a foundation for development. A quality education better prepares girls and boys with the knowledge and skills they need in order to have healthy lifestyles, protect themselves from diseases, and take an active role in decision-making as they transition to adolescence to adulthood. Educated adults are more likely to ensure that their children attend school as they did.
Second, I learned that an approach towards education as being a right for all can address some of societies deeply rooted inequalities. These inequalities condemn millions of children around the world, particularly girls, to a life without quality education to a life of missed opportunities.
Thirdly, I learned...