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Private schools: punishing the poorest, or providing much needed access to education?

By Joanna Härmä, Research Officer for the EFA Global Monitoring Report and Aaron Benavot, Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report. This blog first appeared on the education in crisis website. Private education, on the rise since the World Education Forum … Continue reading

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Vote for Education!

Today marks the launch of GCE’s Global Action Week, calling on us all to ‘Vote for Education’. The campaign calls on people worldwide to help set the future direction of education for the next generation. Fifteen years to the day … Continue reading

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The regional stories of the GMR 2015. Part I

The GMR 2015 was released almost two weeks ago. Events are continuing to take place around the world, including in Pakistan, the Philippines, Germany, Netherlands, Namibia and Switzerland just this week. In total, well over 60 countries will be holding … Continue reading

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Was education progress faster after Dakar?

The freshly released GMR, “Education for All 2000-2015: achievements and challenges” shows that only a third of countries reached all of the measurable Education for All goals. Only half reached the most watched goal of universal primary education. While the … Continue reading

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Education for All 2000-2015: The #EduVerdict is in!

The 12th GMR report has just been launched: ‘Education for All 2000-2015: achievements and challenges.’ The Report shows how the world has done in achieving the six Education for All goals set out in Dakar in 2000. Here is the #EduVerdict: Just … Continue reading

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How will higher education be integrated in the post 2015 education and development agenda?

By Patrick Montjouridès, Programme Specialist at UNESCO Institute of Statistics and Louis-André Vallet, Director of Research at the National Centre for Scientific Research. As the process of defining a new set of global education targets post-2015 comes to an end, a … Continue reading

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GMR highlights where the proposed post-2015 education targets fall short

Today, the EFA Global Monitoring Report releases a critical review of the post-2015 education targets in the paper, Where do the proposed education targets fall short? This paper underscores the importance of formulating feasible, specific and relevant targets to ensure … Continue reading

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