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DigComp: A framework helping young people to use their digital skills to find work

Today, in an everyday digital world surrounded by videogames, smartphones, digital social networks and online chats,  still 45% of the European Union population and 37% of its labour force have insufficient digital skills. Having digital skills is nowadays also relevant … Continue reading

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Partnerships with non-state providers need to be approached with caution

By Alina Lipcan and Ian MacAuslan Low levels of learning globally make for one of the most sobering statistics in education. In 12 out of 13 countries in South-Eastern Africa, fewer than 40% of students had mastered basic numeracy and basic … Continue reading

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Introducing the new GEM Report director: Manos Antoninis

We are delighted to announce today that Manos Antoninis, who has been working for the GEM Report for six years as Senior Policy Analyst, has been appointed Director of the Report and will formally take up his functions on 1 … Continue reading

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Why we should increase peace-building capacities of teachers and youth

By UNESCO-IICBA (International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa) The propaganda and money used to lure young people into violent extremist groups such as Al-Shabaab in East Africa, Boko Haram in Nigeria and M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic … Continue reading

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Are children learning in Mozambique?

By Hannah-May Wilson, Program Manager, PAL Network Secretariat We arose at the same time as the birds to drive to the heart of Nampula province in northern Mozambique, to a small village called Nathepo in the district of Rapale. “It … Continue reading

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A tribute to Professor Christopher Colclough

The GEM Report team in Paris was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Christopher Colclough last week. Chris was the founding Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report in 2002, and lead author of the first three … Continue reading

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It’s important for regional organisations to support peer learning to help reach SDG4

There are multiple indicators that have been set to help monitor progress towards SDG 4. Most of these focus on results, such as completion rates, or learning outcomes. But such numbers do not tell the whole story, and to think … Continue reading

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