Education Education is key to poverty reduction. Still, millions of children worldwide don’t go to school, and many hundreds of millions of adults have never learned to read and write. The right to education The right to education is a fundamental human right. Quality in education In a number of developing countries, poor education quality is the main reason for high drop out and low learning achievement. Girls’ education Education is a universal right. Girls are still in the minority in schools in low-income countries, accounting for more than half of the children who do not attend primary school. Education in war, emergencies and fragile situations Basic education is a human right which also applies in emergencies. Innovation and education Norway emphasizes innovation in its programmes for education. Vocational training and entrepreneurship The world will need 600 million new jobs in the next ten years. To fill these jobs with well-qualified workers, high-quality, relevant vocational training is essential. Education Results Reporting System Reporting for bi-lateral and multi-bilateral agreements that receive Norwegian education aid.