Tag Archives: GMR

Speaking from experience: youth voices on youth skills

To mark the 10thanniversary of the EFA Global Monitoring Report, we have looked back at all our previous reports in this blog series. Today, a week before we launch the 2012 Report “Youth and Skills: Putting Education to Work“, Sam Mountford from … Continue reading

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Conflicts are one of the biggest barriers to Education for All

The devastating effect conflicts have on education was the focus of the 2011 EFA Global Monitoring Report. As part of our 10th anniversary countdown to the launch of the 2012 report on October 16, we asked Prof. Alan Smith from our … Continue reading

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Early childhood care and education: Getting off to a good start

The first Education for All (EFA) goal aims to expand and improve comprehensive early childhood care and education, especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children. As part of our countdown to the launch of our next report, we look … Continue reading

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2012 EFA Global Monitoring Report: One month to go!

In just one month, on October 16, we will release the 2012 EFA Global Monitoring Report Youth and Skills: Putting Education to Work. In addition to its focus on skills development for young people, the Report will publish the most … Continue reading

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Improving teaching and learning is crucial, especially for the marginalized

By Dr. Yusuf Sayed, Reader in International Education at the University of Sussex The sixth Education for All goal was the focus of the 2005 EFA Global Monitoring Report, The quality imperative. As part of our 10th anniversary countdown to … Continue reading

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Will boys and girls have equal access to education in 2015?

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report As the 2015 deadline draws near, is the world on track to give its boys and girls the same chance to get a good education? This week we … Continue reading

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Education for All: Is the world on track a decade on?

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report Ten years have passed since the first Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Is the World on Track?, was released in 2002. And there are now just ten … Continue reading

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“Girls’ education may be the single most cost-effective kind of aid work”

What’s the best way to help women around the world? To mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the New York Times columnist Nick Kristof outlines his “Three Proven Steps to Advance the World’s Women,” and top of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World Education Blog

This blog is hosted by the team working on the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, an independent report published by UNESCO that tracks the world’s progress towards the six education goals to which over 160 countries committed themselves in … Continue reading

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