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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

This article, with reference to a UNESCO report (200 page PDF), shows us just how far we have to go. "The GRALE 4 data show that in almost one-third of countries, fewer than 5 per cent of adults aged 15 and above participate in education and learning programmes." This stark statistic underscores how privileged we are who are reading this post. And it makes the issue of scale transparent: everything we are doing in these countries addresses only 5 per cent of the need.

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