G8 Hokkaido Summit Leaders Declaration

Sectors : Education capacity, Regional cooperation and integration
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
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Commitments in: Education - Education capacity

“48. ...We are committed to addressing the issues of shortage, retention and management of teachers in Africa as well as improving learning outcomes. We will work further to improve access to and the quality of education through capacity development of teachers as well as community involvement. Teacher training should be intensified emphasizing the development of needed competencies and skills. Since school health and school feeding could improve both school enrolment and children’s wellbeing, we will promote synergies with other development sectors.”