The UIS has published new data on the human and financial resources devoted to R&D for 157 countries and territories. The release includes data for 2015 reference year, time series data and two global indicators to monitor Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9.5.
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 international and national goals related to science.
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 poverty rate could be more than halved if all adults completed secondary school. Yet, new UIS data show persistently high out-of-school rates in many countries, making it likely that completion levels in education will remain well below that target for generations to come.
By Aaron Benavot, Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics
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 in which international education data are produced and used by countries.
By Silvia Montoya and Jordan Naidoo, Co-Chairs of the TCG
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 GAML Strategic Planning Committee), and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
This blog was originally published by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE)