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What does UPE stand for?

UPE stands for Universal Primary Education

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RAWALPINDI -- National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Attock has arranged an awareness seminar regarding Universal Primary Education (UPE) and Universal Secondary Education (USE) enrolment at District Council Hall, Attock.
According to Namwandi, if members of the communities work together and ensure that no child is engaged in activities that keep them from attending school, this will result in the successful implementation of Universal Primary Education throughout the country.
Among the topics are whether poverty reduction is enough, the effectiveness of policy and practice for universal primary education within education for all, the effect of the No Child Left Behind accountability mechanisms on middle school mathematics teaching and student performance, the implementation of mathematical literacy as a new subject area in the South African curriculum, and the reach and possibilities of educational reform for rural poor in Mexico.
The goals include eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, achieving universal primary education, promoting gender equality, reducing child mortality, improving maternal health, combating deadly diseases such as malaria and AIDS, ensuring environmental sustainability and developing a global partnership for development.
These numbers are extremely disturbing especially when considering the UN Millennium Development Goal 2 of achieving universal primary education by 2015.