Approximately 260 million children around the world are not in school.

World leaders have signed up to a United Nations plan to provide universal primary and secondary education by 2030.

Most countries are lagging behind; the ones with the highest poverty are hardest hit.

Although progress has been made, challenges remain. 

In a new report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says governments in developed countries also must do better.

Can governments overcome challenges they face in making education accessible to every child?

Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault

Guests:

Manos Antoninis - Senior policy analyst, UNESCO.

Hussaini Abdu - Country director at Plan International Nigeria.

Jiang Xueqin - Researcher at the Global Education Innovation Initiative, Harvard University.

Source: Al Jazeera News