SDG 4 Quality education

The goal of SDG 4 is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning. This dashboard contains the indicators corresponding to SDG 4 according to the global framework of the United Nations. Where possible, the framework is filled with data about the Netherlands.

Targets and indicators

4.1 Free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education

4.1.1 Proportion of childeren achieving minimum proficiency levels

4.1.2 Completion rate

4.2 Access to early childhood development, care and pre-primary education

4.2.1 Proportion of children who are developmentally on track

4.2.2 Participation rate in organized learning

4.3 Equal access to quality technical, vocational and tertiary eduction

4.3.1 Participation rate in formal and non-formal education and training

4.4 Substantially increase the number of people who have relevant skills

4.4.1 Proportion of the population with ICT skills

4.5 Eliminate disparities in education

4.5.1 Parity indices

4.6 Achieve literacy and numeracy

4.6.1 Percentage of the population with a fixed level of proficiency

4.7 Acquire knowledge and skills regarding sustainable development

4.7.1 Extent to which education for sustainable development is mainstreamed

4.a Create inclusive and effective education facilities

4.a.1 Proportion of schools with access to basic facilities

4.b Expand the number of scholarhips available to developing countries

4.b.1 Volume of official development assistance flows to scholarships

4.c Increase the supply of qualified teachers

4.c.1 Percentage of teachers who are qualified