Sustainable Development Goal

Quality Education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Goal 4 Targets

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes

4.2 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education

4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

4.6 By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

4.A Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all

4.B By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries

4.C By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing states

SourceUN Sustainable Development

Implementing partners

UN Women
United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS Secretariat
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova
Catholic Relief Services
Moldova Ministry of Education, Culture and Research
Moldova National Youth Council
Moldova Public Employment Service
Moldova Parliament of the Republic
Terre des Hommes
Association of Women Entrepreneurs from Moldova
National Youth Development Agency
Government of Moldova
AO Asociatia pentru Abilitarea Copilului si Familiei
Youth Media Center
MaB and geoparks national committees
Agence d'Aide à la Coopération Technique et au Développement
Moldova schools
Moldova local public administration
Moldova youth centers
Moldova Autonomous Territorial Unit Gagauzia
Moldova Ministry of Education and Research
Moldova Ministry of Culture
Moldova Ministry of Labor and Social Protection
Moldova Probono
Moldova National Center for Child Abuse Prevention
Moldova Association of Roma Community Mediators
Moldova Human Rights Resource Center
Moldova Equality Council
Moldova Ombudspersons Office
National Civil Society Organizations
Moldova Bureau for Migration and Asylum
Moldova, Centrul media pentru tineri
Moldova, Health for Youth
Moldova Ministry of Internal Affairs
Moldova Peoples Advocate for Child's Right
Moldova Ministry of Health
Moldova Center for Combating Trafficking in Persons
Moldova Republican Center for Psychopedagogical Assistance (CRAPP)

Investing Partners

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
Austrian Development Agency
European Commission
Education Cannot Wait Fund
Global Partnership for Education
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Embassy of Sweden
Government of Sweden
Government of Norway
Core Funding
The European Union
Government of Italy
Government of Japan
Republic of Korea
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The LEGO Foundation
The UN Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund (UN Peace Fund)
Croatia - Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
UNHCR Multidonor
German Funds
UNFPA Core funds
The United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
US Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Our work on Quality Education is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: