SDG 4. Quality education

Ensure inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

 

Ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education, and complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education. Ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education. Eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable. Ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development. Substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries. Substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers.

To learn more: The Sustainable Development Goals explained by the UN

Projects of the UB Solidarity Foundation that contribute to this SDG:

 
PAULA Program

PAULA Program

The program contributes greatly to goal 4.7, which seeks to ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development.

Master's Degree in Globalization, Development and Cooperation

Master's Degree in Globalization, Development and Cooperation

Training of specialists in the construction of development strategies and cooperation relations. It contributes to goal 4.7, of education for sustainable development.

European Observatory on Memories (EUROM)

European Observatory on Memories (EUROM)

EUROM contributes to goal 4.7 by organizing teacher training seminars to address the didactics in the field of genocide and mass violence.

UB Solidary autumn

UB Solidary autumn

Set of activities carried out each autumn at the University of Barcelona with the aim of bringing the university community and the general public closer to the situations of exclusion, inequality and injustice occurring throughout the world. In this sense, they contribute to goal 4.7, of education for human rights and world citizenship.

UB Support program for refugees

UB Support program for refugees

The program contributes especially to goal 4.3, which seeks to ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.

Prometeus Project

Prometeus Project

The UB participates in the leading group of this initiative, which aims to gradually increase the number of young people from the Raval district (Barcelona) who start and complete university studies. Therefore, it contributes to goal 4.3 (ensure equal access to quality technical, vocational and tertiary education).

Activities that contribute to this SDG:

 
‘Universitat refugi’: a documentary on the task by the UB and the Barcelona City Council to ease refugees’ access to higher education - The documentary focuses on the flagship project of the UB Support program for refugees: the Transition course to university, co-financed by the University and the…
UB support program to refugees receives the Diversity Prize - The award, which is given by the ACATHI association, values the inclusion of LGBTI+ refugees within the program. The Support program of the University of…
Representatives from Middle East universities held at the UB the 7th partnership meeting of RESCUE - Members of universities from Jordan, Lebanon and Iraqi Kurdistan have met to assess the activities carried out within the frame of this refugee education support…

 

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