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New data on learning are steadily coming on-stream, helping us to gauge the extent to which children and youth, in school and out, are learning acquiring the skills they need to build their lives....
07/09/2017
The theme of this year's International Literacy Day on Friday, 8 September, is ‘Literacy in a Digital World’. The Day aims to highlight the kind of literacy skills people need to navigate this world...
05/09/2017
In 2015, the international community agreed on Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), which now forms the universal education agenda to 2030. Many countries still have a far way to go to reach these...
02/08/2017
The push for globally-comparable measures of learning is truly underway, with work well advanced through the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML) to develop common metrics to benchmark student...
26/07/2017
By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics This blog was also published by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).  Last month saw a major leap forward on the global...
12/07/2017
By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Dankert Vedeler, Co-Chair of the SDG Education 2030 Steering Committee This blog was also published by Norrag. The global goal...
29/06/2017
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...
19/06/2017
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...
12/06/2017

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