Category Archives: Governance

Do international rankings of universities help make them more accountable?

The GEM Report 2017 will be looking at how we can improve accountability in education. Hoping to engage people in the types of issues our Report will address, we are running a series of twitter polls to accompany our online … Continue reading

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Do private schools need to be better regulated?

There are long-standing debates over whether offering the choice between private and public schools affects the equity and quality of education systems. With little regulation, private school expansion risks happening in an unplanned manner, with little government oversight and potentially … Continue reading

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The PAL Network Learning Journey: Beyond Assessment to Action!

 Hannah-May Wilson, Program Manager – PAL Network Secretariat On the sparkling shores of the seaside town of Saly on the Petite Côte of Senegal, 50 ambitious education activists and innovators from 15 Global South countries convened last week to explore … Continue reading

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The GMR is now the GEM report: Global Education Monitoring Report

It’s a new year, and we’re introducing our new name! As from today, we are formally becoming the GEM Report: the Global Education Monitoring Report. It is now officially ‘post-2015’ and a new set of international goals and targets are in place. … Continue reading

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Partnerships in education

Development partnerships in education have taken many forms, including our very own EFA Global Monitoring Report. Partnerships will be even more necessary if the sustainable development agenda is to be successfully implemented. It is for this reason that the OECD … Continue reading

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What would you put first? A new suit, or your nation’s education?

News has reported this morning that the new National Assembly in Nigeria is to receive $43 million in a clothing allowance, meaning that each of the legislators is receiving over $91,000. According to the latest costing estimates by the EFA … Continue reading

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Want proof of what’s possible in education? You’ll find it in Korea.

by Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General for the OECD Last week, UNESCO and six other UN agencies convened world leaders in education in Incheon, Republic of Korea, to establish the … Continue reading

Posted in Adult education, Asia, Basic education, Developed countries, Developing countries, Equality, Equity, Governance, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children, Post-2015 development framework, Post-secondary education, Pre-primary education, Primary school, Sustainable development | Tagged , | 5 Comments