Author Archives: Leila Loupis

BRIEFLY: One year later, a fresh start for Arab youth?

As well as sparking a wave of change across the Arab world, the Tunisian revolution exactly a year ago turned the spotlight on the widespread youth joblessness in the region. One key ingredient of the frustration and disappointment that helped … Continue reading

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‘Lies, damn lies and statistics’

By Leila Loupis, communications manager, Education for All Global Monitoring Report Français | Español ‘Lies, damned lies and statistics’ – one of Mark Twain’s favourite lines, even if he didn’t coin it himself – may not have been heard much at … Continue reading

Posted in Conflict, Developing countries, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children, Poverty, Primary school | 1 Comment