SOME RESULTS FROM THE UN-EU PARTNERSHIP IN 2009 IN EDUCATION:
Lebanon: free elementary and preparatory education was provided to half a million children, 50% of whom were girls, through 689 schools. School performance was high: pass rates in the elementary (91%) and preparatory cycles (93%) were matched with very low dropout rates. 150 additional educational facilities were constructed or renovated.
Myanmar: Approximately 16,800 children aged 3 to 5, in disadvantaged and hard-to-reach areas, accessed education. 1,100 pre-school teachers received training.
Central African Republic: Children in conflict-affected areas accessed education. Over 145,000 children enrolled in and attended school. 121 new classrooms were built and equipped.
Chad: 20,370 children in refugee camps in Eastern Chad had primary school education. Attendance ranged from 85 to 100% in different camps. 6,600 pre-school children were educated. 311 primary school teachers received training. 40 guards received training on maintaining a safe and secure school environment.