Overseas aid for primary schooling falls
The amount of overseas aid donated to pre-primary and primary education by the world’s biggest donors has fallen by almost 5 per cent.
According to a Unesco policy paper on aid for education published last month, France, the Netherlands, European Union institutions and the World Bank all donated less to “basic education” in 2013-15 – the most recent period for which figures are available – than they did in 2008-10.
Unesco’s report defines “basic education” as
“support to pre-primary