Closing the gap on education

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Education is said to be the great equalizer, but 775 million people worldwide remain illiterate. As the world struggles to fulfill the United Nations’ commitment to make education accessible for every child, there is still a great divide.

Nearly 500 million girls around the world can’t read or write, and extremist organizations have launched attacks on girls for going to school. Julia Gillard, former Australian prime minister, joins Anand Naidoo to discuss these issues.

Julia Gillard on the challenges of educating girls

Julia Gillard, Former Australian Prime Minister sits down with Anand Naidoo to discuss the education gap around the world.

What needs to be done to close the gap in the American education system? Hollywood film director M. Night Shyamalan joins CCTV’s Anand Naidoo to explore this topic.

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M. Night Shyamalan on the U.S. education gap

Anand Naidoo speaks to Hollywood director M. Night Shyamalan on why he thinks the U.S. education system needs to be reformed.