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World Bank New Education Strategy

In the past five decades, the World Bank has made substantial contributions to the development of education, such as building secondary schools in Tunisia in 1962, investing $69 billion globally in 1,500 educational projects, and setting Millennium Development Goals. All these efforts indicate that the World Bank is investing in people’s skills and knowledge to promote development. The World Bank realizes that education is fundamental to growth and development, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights noted that access to education is a basic human right. Since a sound mind makes a sound body, the World Bank directs developing countries to unleash the potential of the human mind.

The World Bank Group’s (WBG) agenda for ...

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