SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Abstract

SDG 4: "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all" of the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 - facts and trends at the outset of the 2030 Development Agenda.

It presents analyses of the major development trends for countries in Asia and the Pacific relating to Goal 4 of the new 17 Sustainable Development Goals, investigating subregional trends and highlighting progress and disparities in social, economic and environmental development.

Data tables relating to SDG 4:
- G04.1 - Primary education
- G04.2 - Out of school: children
- G04.3 - Secondary education
- G04.4 - Tertiary education
- G04.5 - Tertiary enrolment by programme
- G04.6 - Tertiary graduates by programme
- G04.7 - Literacy
- G04.8 - Education expenditure
- G04.9 - Human resources
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The targets under this Goal are:
4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes
4.2 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that they are ready for primary education
4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university
4.4 By 2030, increase by [x] per cent the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship
4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations
4.6 By 2030, ensure that all youth and at least [x] per cent of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy
4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development
4.a Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, non-violent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all
4.b By 2020, expand by [x] per cent globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries
4.c By 2030, increase by [x] per cent the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing States

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G04.1-Primary_educationDownload
G04.2-Out-of-school_childrenDownload
G04.3-Secondary_educationDownload
G04.4-Tertiary_educationDownload
G04.5-Tertiary_enrolment_by_programmeDownload
G04.6-Tertiary_graduates_by_programmeDownload
G04.7-LiteracyDownload
G04.8-Education_expenditureDownload
G04.9-Human_resourcesDownload