Goal 4: Quality Education

Ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education and have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education; ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education; increase the number of those who have relevant skills for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship; 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; ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including 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; build education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all; expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries for enrolment in higher education in developed countries and other developing countries; increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries