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With Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4), the international community has pledged to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” This will...
15/08/2016
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The UIS has released three information papers to help governments produce, interpret and use accurate indicators on out-of-school children. By exploring specific methodological issues, the papers...
18/05/2017
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Despite pledges to increase funding for SDG 4, many countries still don’t know how much they are currently spending on education. They don’t have the tools or data to track expenditure by their...
26/09/2016
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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
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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
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The UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the UNESCO International Bureau of Education are working together to support national strategies for measuring learning and to enable international reporting...
24/10/2017
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Six out of ten children and adolescents are unable to meet minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, according to the UIS. A new paper presents the methodology used to produce these...
07/11/2017