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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
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The UIS is bringing together key actors from across the international education community through two flagship initiatives that will be meeting in May to help set the course for the measurement...
04/05/2017
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The UIS has issued its most important education data release of the year, with a series of newly developed indicators to inform the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a wider range of data....
01/06/2017
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As part of UNESCO’s Capacity Development for Education (CapED) Programme, the UIS is launching a  new effort to help bridge the gap between national education policies, data collection and use. In...
14/03/2017
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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
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The Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML) is designed to improve learning outcomes by supporting national strategies for learning assessments and developing internationally-comparable indicators...
26/10/2017
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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