Sustainable Development Goal

Quality Education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Goal 4 Targets

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes

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

4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

4.6 By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

4.A Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all

4.B By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries

4.C By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing states

SourceUN Sustainable Development

Implementing partners

United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Children's Fund
Botswana Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration
Botswana Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
Botswana Ministry of Transport and Public Works
Botswana Ministry of Health
Botswana Ministry of Education and Skills Development
Botswana Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender
Botswana Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture
Botswana National AIDS and Health Promotion Agency
Botswana Women Against Rape

Investing Partners

UN Women
United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS Secretariat
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations Children's Fund
World Health Organization
European Commission
Botswana Ministry of Education and Skills Development
Botswana Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs
Botswana Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture
United Nations Development Account