In Guinea-Bissau, most children still do not attend school and there are many reasons for this. In order to understand the context in question, the present study proposes a mapping of the situation through the use of mixed methods.
In June 2018, the United Arab Emirates Ministry (UAE) of Education announced that classes in public primary schools will gradually become coeducational starting in the fall of 2018. Private schools are often co-ed, but the Arab Gulf countries separate boys and girls in schools from preschool onwards. UAE is the first country in the Gulf to make this policy decision.