Why is education so important?

By giving people the opportunity to educate themselves there are a great matter of things that could be improved. Studies show that more than 420 million people can be lifted out of poverty if given the chance of secondary education, thus reducing the number of poor worldwide by half. As well as this by educating people, we give them the opportunity to develop an analytic mind that will seek reasoning behind all actions. In many ways this might help promote peace and foster development. 

Studies also show that by increasing the number of girls educated, this evolvement would be faster: “If we educate a boy, we educate one person. If we educate a girl, we educate a family – and a whole nation.” 

Education is a vital human right for both boys and girls. However, despite great progress in later years, millions of children, especially girls, are denied their right to education. Education is one of the most powerful tools to encourage change, improve health and livelihoods, contribute to social stability and to drive long-term economic growth.

In other words education is a vital tool to enhance progress and make the world a better place.

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