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The 1994 Genocide as Taught in Rwanda’s Classrooms

This blog looks at how textbook  and curricula reforms in Rwanda have worked to cover the 1994 Genocide and instill the ideals of tolerance, unity and reconciliation in students. It is part of a series of blogs on this site published … Continue reading

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Madrid meeting approves the indicators to monitor progress towards SDG 4 in 2017

By Silvia Montoya and Jordan Naidoo, co-chairs of the Technical Co-operation Group for SDG 4 – Education 2030 Indicators A crucial list of indicators for the achievement of the world’s global education goals was endorsed on Friday in Madrid. The … Continue reading

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Target 4.1 – What is at stake for monitoring progress on primary and secondary education?

4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes Progress towards target 4.1 will be seen as a key measure of government and international … Continue reading

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Target 4.2 – What is at stake for monitoring progress on early childhood education?

 4.2 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that they are ready for primary education The SDG target on early childhood development, care and education is the … Continue reading

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Target 4.3 – What is at stake for monitoring progress on technical, vocational, tertiary and adult education?

4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university Target 4.3 covers a very wide range of education opportunities. For monitoring progress, two issues stand out. First, … Continue reading

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Target 4.4 – What is at stake for monitoring progress on skills for work?

4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship Global monitoring of skills for decent work is likely to prove elusive because of … Continue reading

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City leaders can employ education for more than just growing their economy

One area where education doesn’t have to make its case is in its power to foster economic growth in urban areas. Cities can attract human capital and foreign direct investment by positioning themselves as global hubs for higher education, skills, … Continue reading

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