Tag Archives: education

New proposed indicators to monitor the post-2015 education framework

By Albert Motivans, Head of Education Statistics, UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Manos Antoninis, Senior Policy Analyst, Education for All Global Monitoring Report. The post-2015 sustainable development agenda, including the education goal, has received praise for its ambitious and universal … Continue reading

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Does getting pregnant cause girls to drop out of school?

By Stephanie Psaki, research associate focusing on girls education for the Population Council. Globally, “schoolgirl pregnancy” is cited as one of the primary barriers to girls’ education. In some cases – as in Sierra Leone currently – pregnant girls may be prohibited … Continue reading

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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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Good news: UNESCO’s Executive Board unanimously sign up to protect “Learning without Fear”

By Catherine Jere, Research Officer for the EFA Global Monitoring Report and author of the recent paper ‘School-related gender-based violence is preventing the achievement of quality education for all‘. In March, for International Women’s Day, UNGEI, UNESCO and the EFA … 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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Report cards for Education for All: 2000-2015

Which Education for All goal needs a rethink? Which calls for us to try harder? Read and share the Report cards for each of the global education goals set in Dakar taken from the GMR 2015: Education for all 2000-2015: Achievements … Continue reading

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