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

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Children's Fund
Albania INSTAT
Albania Ministry of Education Sports and Youth
Albania Ministry of Health and Social Protection
Albania Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy
Albania Ministry of Justice
Albania National Agency of Vocational Education Training and Qualifications
Albania Prime Minister's Office
Albania State Agency for Child Rights Protection
British Council
National Agency for Employment and Skills of Albania
Local Government Unit of Albania
Agency of Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Albania
Albania Ministry of Finance and Economy
Albania Ministry of Interior
Albania Ministry of Culture
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation
Albania Civil Society Organisations

Investing Partners

International Labour Organisation
International Telecommunication Union
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
United Nations Population Fund
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Children's Fund
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
United States Agency for International Development
Government of Sweden
Government of the United Kingdom
The European Union
Government of Albania
Government of Denmark
Government of Italy
Swedish International Development Agency

Our work on SDG 4 is linked to these other Sustainable Development Goals: