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Kosovo: Education

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the percentage of (a) children and (b) girls enrolled in (i) primary and (ii) secondary education in Kosovo; and if he will make a statement. (189999)

The information requested is as follows.

Figures for 2003 (Source—UNDP Human Development Report 2006)

Percentage

Primary

Secondary

Overall enrolment

95

75

Ratio of girls to boys

192

79

1 i.e. for every 100 boys there are around 92 girls.

The Government of Kosovo, in collaboration with the World Bank, is in the process of developing a new Education Strategy Plan which will be used to co-ordinate all Government and donor funding.