6 Achieve universal primary education

Where we are?

All communities should have access to universal education. (PHOTO:UNDP/Andrej Ginovski)

Ensure that, by 2015, all children will be able to complete a full course of primary and secondary schooling; eliminate gender disparities in both primary and secondary education, in all level by 2015.

Over 30% of students drop out of school before graduation from high school, with 11% dropping out by the end of primary school. Roma, Turkish and Albanian ethnic communities have higher drop-out rates. Gender disparities in primary education have been almost eliminated.

0.6 years
until 2015

1990 2015
Targets for MDG2
  1. Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling
    • Net enrolment ratio in primary education
    • Proportion of pupils starting grade 1 who reach last grade of primary
    • Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds, women and men