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The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has launched a global consultation on a set of key definitions used in “UNESCO’s Recommendation Concerning the International Standardization of Statistics on...
11/10/2017
The international community has pledged to have all children and youth in school and learning by 2030 as part of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4). Yet according to estimates by the UNESCO...
04/10/2017
The UIS has released new internationally-comparable cultural employment statistics. The collection includes 195 indicators offering a comprehensive perspective of cultural industries in 73 countries...
27/09/2017
New data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics show that 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics. The figure signals...
21/09/2017
In its efforts to develop methodologies and data reporting for Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), the UIS is inviting technical experts from regional and international learning assessment...
15/09/2017
A new methodological paper explains the process undertaken by UIS experts to produce internationally-comparable education indicators. Entitled “UIS Indicator Development in the Field of Education”,...
14/09/2017
The UIS has launched two new surveys to gather information on the financing of large-scale learning assessments in countries and potential sources of technical and financial support from donors and...
08/09/2017
Literacy rates continue to rise from one generation to the next. Yet according to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, there are still 750 million illiterate adults, two-thirds of whom...
01/09/2017