Of what value is primary school completion?

Nearly all children now enrol in grade 1 and 80 percent are reaching grade 5, currently the final year of primary schooling. In the Primary Education Completion Exam (PECE), a mandatory national exam introduced in 2009, the latest pass rate is 98.5 percent. This is a success that cannot be ignored.

Civil society can be the third eye to put SDG on track

In a session on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Data, IID highlighted the need for evidence and citizen-led household-based survey to monitor the SDG goal 4.1–ensure free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education for all girls and boys leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes.