Category Archives: sdg

Coronavirus also has implications for data collection on education

Questions around Covid-19 and education arise in the short, medium and long term. Right now, it is important to understand how to support teachers, parents, and students to mitigate the impact of school closures, especially for the most vulnerable Later … Continue reading

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Education Progress – the GEM Report’s new online interactive tool exploring progress made towards SDG 4

To mark International Education Day, the Global Education Monitoring Report has launched a new online interactive tool, Education Progress. Available in seven major languages, the site brings together data from various producers, notably the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, to explore … Continue reading

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Benchmarks: the forgotten commitment for accelerating progress towards SDG 4

Time for a new year resolution By Silvia Montoya, Director, UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), and Manos Antoninis, Director, Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report The Education 2030 Framework for Action called on countries to establish “appropriate intermediate benchmarks (e.g. for 2020 … Continue reading

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Consultation and call for contributions for the 2021 GEM Report on non-state actors in education

Few topics in education generate as much passion as the role of non-state actors. While everyone wants to achieve the goal of providing quality education for all, who delivers it, who is engaged, and how they are engaged is a … Continue reading

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Bringing the international education community together

By Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO As 2019 draws to a close and prompted by my colleague Julia Gillard’s recent blog, I would like to share my reflections on how to strengthen our collective action for accelerating progress … Continue reading

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Ethiopia is making the fastest progress in primary completion in sub-Saharan Africa. How?

This week, we released new projections to 2030 for the global education goal, SDG 4, along with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). While not all projections can be drilled down to the country level, the completion rate projections can … Continue reading

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Education has many links with other sectors

The High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York has begun – the core moment in the global follow up and review mechanism of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Five goals are on the agenda this year, including SDG 4 for … Continue reading

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