Learning needs of all young people and adults must be met through equitable access to appropriate learning and life-skills programmes. It access to education is selective, it undermines the rights of those excluded, and its potential to make substantive contribution to national will be thwarted.
All eligible youth, independently of gender, race, religion, socioeconomic status, level of ability, etc., need to be provided access to learning opportunities. They are to feel safe in schools, which should be an environment trusted by all education actors including parents, teachers and learners alike, to be conducive to enriching experiences and growth.
This book opens a dialogue on the definition, value and use of educational equity indictors across nations and over time. This contents of the book will be highly beneficial for policy-makers, administrators, school management, teachers, students and parents alike.