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Tool 1.1: PowerPoint Deck Template

Outlining Key ECE Advocacy Messages

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Global commitment to Quality Early Childhood Education

Target 4.2

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education.



Access to ECE

What is the current situation?

More than 175 million children – nearly half of the world’s pre-primary-age children – are not enrolled in pre-primary education



Projections for universal pre-primary enrolment

At the current pace, many low- and lower-middle-income countries will not achieve the SDG target for universal pre-primary education.



Key equity dimensions in ensuring access

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Systems approach for quality ECE

Quality universal pre-primary education requires a systems approach.



Distribution of funds across education levels

The distribution of funds across education levels is highly inequitable in low- and lower-middle-income countries.

Chapter 4-Figures v06


Progressive universalism for ECE

What would it take:

Use available resources more equitably and efficiently. Ensure vulnerable populations are not the last to benefit.

Chapter 4-Figures v05-13


Call to action

There is an urgent need for leadership by Ministries of Education and Finance to make pre-primary education a routine part of every child’s education. To support their commitment, the following recommendations are proposed:

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1.1 PowerPoint Deck Template Outlining Key ECE Advocacy Messages