Goal
 04:
Goal 04:

Quality Education


Education liberates the intellect, unlocks the imagination and is fundamental for self-respect. Whilst some of us take our education for granted, others struggle to even get a school building. Goal 4 is all about ensuring everyone gets a great education that provides the foundations to thrive in life. By opening a world of opportunities, where all can enjoy a quality education, we can build progressive, healthy societies.

The UN’s SubGoals for quality education

  • Free primary and secondary education
  • Equal access to affordable technical, vocational and higher education 
  • Equal access to quality pre-primary education
  • Increase the number of people with relevant skills for financial success
  • Eliminate all discrimination in education
  • Universal literacy and numeracy
  • Education for sustainable development and global citizenship
  • Build and upgrade inclusive and safe schools
  • Expand higher education scholarships for developing countries
  • Increase the supply of qualified teachers in developing countries

How you can help

1

Mentor young people. You can provide tutoring and homework assistance, teach a language or deliver a lesson on the Global Goals.

2

Visit your local school and ask what school supplies they need. Start a school supply drive in your community.

3

Donate your used books. The easiest way to give access to knowledge is to donate your used books to someone.

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