Category Archives: Citizenship

How can we measure global citizenship skills post 2015?

In the third of our series of guest blogs on the five proposed outcome-oriented post-2015 global education targets, Bryony Hoskins, senior lecturer at the University of Southampton, looks at the challenges of measuring citizenship knowledge, skills, attitudes and values. In … Continue reading

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Join our #youthskillswork infographic competition

Data are key to telling us how well we are doing in progressing towards Education for All – whether countries are on track or off track, and who is getting left behind in entering school or learning once inside the … Continue reading

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Education empowers people and promotes democracy

The importance of good governance to overcome inequalities in education was the focus of the 2009 EFA Global Monitoring Report. As part of our 10th anniversary countdown to the launch of the 2012 report on October 16, we are looking … Continue reading

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When teachers are in the front line

Each year, World Teachers’ Day on October 5 is an opportunity to pay homage to teachers and the vital role they play in efforts to reach global education goals. This year the celebrations highlight teachers’ contribution to recovery from crises … Continue reading

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