Monthly Archives: September 2011

What’s in a name? Rebranding the EFA Fast Track Initiative

Français | Español By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report While world leaders were gathering at the United Nations General Assembly in New York last week, an event on the sidelines signalled a change that … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Aid, Basic education, Conflict, Developing countries, Donors, Finance, Governance, Innovative financing, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children | 2 Comments

How do we gauge global progress on skills?

Français | Español One of the challenges when setting targets like the Education for All goals (which the international community aims to reach by 2015) is knowing when you’ve actually reached them. It’s a particularly tough call with EFA goal 3, … Continue reading

Posted in Basic education, Developing countries, Economic growth, Employment, Skills, Training, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Harnessing the power of education

Français | Español Pauline Rose became director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report in August 2011, after three years as a senior policy analyst with the GMR team. Here she outlines her vision for the GMR and the … Continue reading

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When literacy clears a path to peace

Français | Español International Literacy Day, celebrated on September 8, focuses this year on ‘Literacy for peace,’ reinforcing the clear role for literacy in peace-building that was identified in the 2011 EFA Global Monitoring Report, The hidden crisis: Armed conflict … Continue reading

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