Meet the SDG 4 Data: Indicator 4.4.1 on Skills for a Digital World

SDG 4 Indicator 4.4.1 measures how many youth and adults have the right information technology skills, giving them a path better jobs

As we unpack the data that are needed for the achievement of SDG 4 on education, we are going to dig a little deeper into the key skills that young people need in the 21st century workplace. And in this digital age, that means the ability to make good use of information and communications technology (ICT).

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Toutes les possibilités d’emploi actuellement disponibles à l’ISU sont énumérées dans la liste ci-dessous. Elle inclut les postes à pourvoir sur le terrain et au siège de l’Institut à Montréal.

New Report Shows 2.2 Million Children are Out of School in South Sudan

At least 2.2 million children in South Sudan are not receiving an education – representing one of the highest rates of out-of-school children in the world, according to a new report produced through the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children. Years of conflict, displacement and economic collapse continue to deprive children of education, harming the future of the country.

Meet the SDG 4 Data: Preparing Children for Education

Learn about the indicators for 4.2 that assess whether children are ready to learn and have participated in preschool

I’m sure we all remember our first day at primary school. Our reactions may have varied from excitement to bewilderment. Some of us jumped right into the lessons with gusto. Some of us may have hung back a little, unsure of our ground. A lot depended on how prepared we were for what was – although we didn’t realize it at the time – one of the most important days of our lives.  

Meet the SDG 4 Data: Measuring How Much Children Are Learning

Let’s review Indicator 4.1.1 on learning outcomes

In the recent introduction to this series of blogs, Everything you always wanted to know about SDG 4 data indicators… but didn’t know who to ask, I flagged a dilemma facing researchers and statisticians: how to translate technical processes around indicators into comprehensible measurement?

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About SDG 4 indicators… But Didn’t Know Who or How to Ask!

New tools from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics chart a course for education stakeholders

One constant dilemma for researchers and statisticians is how to translate intricate technical processes, often emerging from intense scrutiny and discussion, into measures that are comprehensible and actionable for those who were not part of those discussions from the beginning.  

La publication de données R-D

La publication comprend les données mises à jour pour l’année de référence 2016 et des données de séries chronologiques des deux principaux indicateurs mondiaux utilisés pour surveiller l’Objectif de développement durable (ODD) 9.5. Dans le cadre de l’ODD 9, les pays ont promis de « bâtir une infrastructure résiliente, promouvoir une industrialisation durable qui profite à tous et encourager l’innovation ».

Launch of the 2018 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 2019 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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