57 million children around the world are out of school.

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<p>PowerPoint Presentation</p> <p>57 million children around the world are out of school500,000 UK school children are campaigning</p> <p>They are part of a global movement with millions of young campaigners</p> <p>Children from two Welsh schools visited Westminster and asked, Mr Cameron, will you Send My Friend to School?</p> <p>Our young campaign ambassadors represented the UK at the UNs first ever youth takeover on 12th July 2013</p> <p>Children have told us about the qualities and skills that make an ideal teacher.</p> <p>They believe that every child deserves a great teacher.</p> <p>They have added their voices to global demands for education for all!</p> <p>Pupils at Rhodes Avenue Primary met DfID Minister Lynne Featherstone MP </p> <p>50 + MPs went back to school to meet young campaigners in person.</p> <p>99% of MPs received Send My Friend messages from their constituents!</p> <p>Nearly 5,000 UK schools have taken partWe are having an impact! The UK government is now giving more than any other country in aid to education.</p> <p>Sadly, the global picture doesnt look so good - many countries are giving less than last year and education aid has fallen by 200 million globally. </p> <p>17 billion a year is needed to get every child in school - about four times as much aid as is currently being given. So we cant stop campaigning yet </p> <p>In the words of Malala Yousafzai:</p> <p>I speak, not for myself, but for those without voice to be heard</p> <p>Let us pick up our books and pens. They are our most powerful weapons.</p> <p>One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education first.</p> <p>Thank you everyone for being part of Send My Friend to School!</p>


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