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International Women’s Day on March 8 is a time for reflection on the successes that women and girls around the world have made in pursuit of gender equality. But as the theme of the day, ‘Press for...
The UN Statistical Commission is meeting in New York this week (6-9 March) to discuss a range of data related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). While the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (...
The latest figures on out-of-school-children are sobering, to say the least. According to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), progress remains at a standstill. We still have...

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The UIS will be showing the way forward on how to measure equity in education through a series of presentations and panel discussions at the annual conference of the Comparative and International...
On behalf of the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML), we need your feedback on two new framework that will pave the way forward to the first global indicators on digital literacy skills and...
To mark International Women’s Day  (March 8) the UIS is releasing a new edition of the UNESCO eAtlas of Gender Inequality in Education. The eAtlas provides a wide range of sex-disaggregated data...
UIS releases data for reference year 2016 New figures on the number of children out of school worldwide reveal that, despite decades of efforts to get every child into the classroom, progress has...

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