Monthly Archives: November 2011

Beyond Busan 3: What management, for which results?

By Manos Antoninis, senior policy analyst, Education for All Global Monitoring Report The inclusion of “managing for results” as one of the pillars of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness signalled strongly the need to turn a page in development … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Developing countries, Donors, Finance, Governance | 4 Comments

Beyond Busan 2: Should imputed student costs and scholarships be counted as aid?

By Elise Legault, research officer, Education for All Global Monitoring Report team Aid analyses by the Education for All Global Monitoring Report tend to put greater emphasis on basic education than on the whole sector. One reason is that the … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Basic education, Developing countries, Donors, Finance, Governance, Millennium Development Goals, Post-secondary education, Secondary school | 3 Comments

Beyond Busan 1: Will “new partnerships” with BRICs and the private sector help get all children into school?

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report The 2,000 aid policy makers gathering at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea, could offer renewed hope for the 67 million children … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Basic education, Developing countries, Donors, Group of 20, Innovative financing, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children | 4 Comments

BRIEFLY: 7 million children out of school in the DRC

Around 7 million primary age children are still out of school in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, even though primary education officially became free in 2010, the IRIN news service reports, citing a study conducted by the DRC government with the … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Basic education, Conflict, Governance, Out-of-school children | 1 Comment

G20 leaders need to speak out for education and skills

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals and the Education for All goals just four years away, some questions about the future of global development efforts are … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Developing countries, Donors, Economic growth, Employment, Finance, Governance, Group of 20, Innovative financing, Millennium Development Goals, Skills, Training, Youth | 5 Comments

More money needed to get all children into school by 2015

A major event in Copenhagen next week could make a crucial difference for the 67 million children around the world who are still not enrolled at school. Representatives of developing country governments, bilateral and multilateral agencies, civil society organizations and … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Aid, Asia, Basic education, Developing countries, Donors, Finance, Innovative financing, Out-of-school children | 13 Comments

BRIEFLY: Secondary school, a bridge to the world of work

As many countries succeed in expanding access to primary schooling, demand for secondary school places is building. The latest edition of the Global Education Digest, published by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS), highlights the number of children who are … Continue reading

Posted in Employment, Secondary school, Skills, Youth | 7 Comments