Tag Archives: Post-2015 Education Goals

From Teaching and Learning to Teachers and Students: The Real Story of Educational Cultures and Contexts

By NORRAG. The last few years with their global focus on education post-2015 and review of Education for All (EFA) have emphasized the failure of LEARNING. Despite all the discussion of Learning Goals, and of Learning for All, the real … Continue reading

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A NEET Indicator for Post-2015? Let’s be More Precise

By Enrique Pieck, Academic Researcher, Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México, Mexico. When trying to ensure an effective youth transition to the labor market, it is important to consider the diversity of youth and to define precisely what it is understood … Continue reading

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NEETS is Not a Neat Concept

By Kenneth King, University of Edinburgh and NORRAG ‘Ensure that all youth transition effectively into the labour market’, was one of the draft Post-2015 targets proposed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. This target is surely wild! How can a … Continue reading

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Will Skills Training Get Short-Changed in the Post-2015 Agenda?

By Claudio de Moura Castro, Positivo, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Looking at the draft collection of Sustainable Development Solutions Network Post-2015 indicators, each reader will likely find that his own area is insufficiently covered. That is to be expected. Hence, considering … Continue reading

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Understanding EFA within a Political Economy Perspective

By Grace Akukwe, American Institutes for Research (AIR). As the 2015 MDG deadline approaches, the development community is focused on whether we will achieve the Education For All (EFA) targets or not. One major concern about the EFA targets which … Continue reading

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The SDSN’s Proposed Indicators for the SDGs: Some Commentaries on the Treatment of Livelihoods and Skills

By NORRAG Blog Editor.  On 14th February the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) released a draft report for public consultation on proposed indicators for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We asked several NORRAG members to comment on how livelihoods and skills … Continue reading

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Putting Equity at the Centre of Your Education Strategy: it can be done! There is No Need to wait for the Final Post-2015 Agenda

By Jan Fransen, Tom Vandenbosch, Sven Rooms and Bart Dewaele, VVOB. VVOB, a technical agency active in education for development, recently went through a participatory process to determine its new global objectives. This strategic process happened in an era of … Continue reading

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The Growing Gender and Educational Inequalities – Addressing the Marginalized!

By Sehar Saeed and Huma Zia, Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), Pakistan. Education in itself is a fundamental human right, a bedrock of development that contributes to all social, economic and environmental dimensions, leading to gains for generations to … Continue reading

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Can we avoid another Vague Skills Goal?

By Robert Palmer, Independent Education and Skills Advisor. Education is receiving quite a lot of attention in post-2015 discussions, but how this will translate into goals and targets is increasingly on our minds; at the same time, some comment that … Continue reading

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Universal Basic Education?

By David Levesque, Independent Education Adviser. Am I the only one who finds the debate on post MDG /EFA education goals over complicated? Suggested ‘own goals’ abound. With the desire to ensure ‘quality’ and measurement for all and include as … Continue reading

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