New Projections Show the World is Off Track in Meeting its Education Commitments by 2030

One-third of the way to the 2030 deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, new projections prepared by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEMR) for the UN High-level Political Forum show that the world will fail its education commitments without a rapid acceleration of progress. In 2030, when all children should be in school, one in six aged around 6-17 will still be excluded.

We Need More and Better Data on Education

38 organizations issue a collective call to fund education data that will allow the world to reach Sustainable Development Goal 4

Back in February, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and its partners sent out an urgent call to make the case for education data. Now we have an opportunity to make that case – loudly and clearly – directly to policy-makers.

Launch of the 2019 UNESCO-OECD-Eurostat Data Collection on Education

The UOE questionnaires collect data on formal education, including personnel, enrolment, graduates, source of funds, demographic data and class size.

Results of the survey will be released in 2020 via the UIS database. A timely response to the survey is essential to produce high-quality, comparable data, which are used to monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and included in major international reports.

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Get the Latest Data on Girls’ and Women’s Education: UIS Releases New Edition of UNESCO eAtlas on Gender Inequality in Education

As policymakers and advocates from around the world gather for the Women Deliver Conference (Vancouver, Canada, 3-6 June), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has released a new edition of the UNESCO eAtlas of Gender Inequality in Education to highlight the latest data.