We Need to Re-Boot the Education Sector with Demand-Side Data Innovation

For years, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and many other international agencies have been assisting countries in producing better education data, which are needed more than ever. The approach has typically been supply-side: capacity building, technical assistance, donation of hardware and software, etc. This has led to significant improvement. For example, today we have much better data on primary school completion rates than we did 20 years ago.

Global Report on Cultural Policies: Focus on UIS Data and Analysis

A new UNESCO global report on cultural policies features a range of data and analysis produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).

Entitled Re-Shaping Cultural Policies, the report is designed to monitor the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and how it helps to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

UIS Education Data Release: SDG 4 and Equity

Looking for data on Sustainable Development Goal 4 and equity in education? Go straight to the source with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

We offer several tools and platforms to make it easier for users to find the latest available global and thematic indicators for SDG 4:

UIS.Stat – Newly added groups of indicators under the headings “SDG 4” and “Equity” give easy access to customizable tables with national, regional and global time series data that can be downloaded for further analysis.

4.7.1 Extent to which global citizenship education and education for sustainable development, including gender equality and human rights, are mainstreamed at all levels in national education policies, curricula, teacher education and student assessment

Are you an expert data user? Our advanced data browser, UIS.Stat, remains a core product that offers the full range of UIS data and indicators in English and French.

4.7.1 Extent to which global citizenship education and education for sustainable development, including gender equality and human rights, are mainstreamed at all levels in national education policies, curricula, teacher education and student assessment

Are you an expert data user? Our advanced data browser, UIS.Stat, remains a core product that offers the full range of UIS data and indicators in English and French.

4.5.1 Parity indices (female/male, rural/urban, bottom/top wealth quintile and others such as disability status, indigenous peoples and conflict-affected, as data become available) for all education indicators on this list that can be disaggregated

Are you an expert data user? Our advanced data browser, UIS.Stat, remains a core product that offers the full range of UIS data and indicators in English and French.

4.5.1 Parity indices (female/male, rural/urban, bottom/top wealth quintile and others such as disability status, indigenous peoples and conflict-affected, as data become available) for all education indicators on this list that can be disaggregated

Are you an expert data user? Our advanced data browser, UIS.Stat, remains a core product that offers the full range of UIS data and indicators in English and French.

Quality Data to Ensure a Quality Education for Every Child

The SDG 4 Data Digest sets out a roadmap for countries and donors to produce quality data

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with their strong emphasis on inclusion and equity, compel us to look beyond national and regional averages to ensure that nobody is left behind. As a result, countries face unprecedented pressure to produce and use more and better data.