In December 2018, January 24 was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Day of Education, to celebrate education and reflect on the importance of learning for development and peace.
Imparting education is not limited to institutions; so each of us has a duty to promote quality education.
Allowing access to education can lift many out of poverty and pave the path for a promising future.
This year’s International Day of Education was celebrated today, 24th January 2023 under the theme “to invest in people, prioritize education”.This year’s Day calls for maintaining strong political mobilization around education and chart the way to translate commitments and global initiatives into action.
Education must be prioritized to accelerate progress towards all the sustainable development goals against the backdrop of a global recession, growing inequalities and the climate crisis in the world.
UNESCO dedicated this year’s International Day to girls and women in Afghanistan and other parts of the world who have been deprived of their right to education. It is calling for the immediate lifting of the ban restricting their access to education.
Simbed Learners School joined millions around the world to celebrate this day to help their pupils see the importance of education and the need for them to be serious with their studies.
Let our pictures and video clips show you how it went.