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Data to Break the Barriers to Education
Tracking Literacy Skills among Children, Youth and Adults
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Reducing Inequalities in Education by Improving the Measurement, Availability and Use of Data
From Teacher Training to Recruitment: Data to Improve the Quality of Education
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Data and Tools to Track Funding
Tracking Enrolment, Fields of Study and Destinations of Students Globally
Shedding Light on the Skills and Potential of Adults and Societies at Large
A Comprehensive Framework to Organize Education Programmes and Qualifications
Helping Countries Produce and Use High-Quality Data to Achieve their Goals
Enhancing Scientific Research
R&D Data for Countries at All Stages of Development
Building a Global Database
Data to Help Bridge the Gender Gap
Protecting the World’s Cultural and Natural Heritage
Measuring How Culture Contributes to Economic Development
Measuring the World’s Most Lucrative Cultural Industry
Tracking Trade Flows in the Digital Age
Tracking Access to and Use of ICT in Classrooms

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The UIS has launched its 2017 Research and Experimental Development (R&D) Statistics Survey to collect a wide range of data for the reference year 2016, including key indicators to monitor...
New data on out-of-school children and youth A new policy paper released jointly by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report shows that the global...
International education data as a lever for change The UIS Theory of Change shows how to improve the quality of education and learning outcomes globally by catalysing a fundamental shift in the ways...
The UIS has issued its most important education data release of the year, with a series of newly developed indicators to inform the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a wider range of data....

Data for Sustainable Development - UIS Blog

By Aaron Benavot, Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics In a few weeks, the UN High-Level Political Forum will...
By Silvia Montoya and Jordan Naidoo, Co-Chairs of the TCG The pressure is on! This is the conclusion of the recent meeting of the Technical Cooperation Group (TCG) on SDG 4 – Education 2030...
Report from the third meeting of the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (11-12 May) By David Coleman, Senior Education Advisor, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (and Chair of the...

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