Tag Archives: Post-2015 Education Goals

Rebalancing Progress in Education: How to Deliver on Improvements in Access and Quality?

By Leni Wild, ODI. Rather than a sole focus on financing education and the debate over how much money is needed, Leni Wild suggests we shift our focus to building effective systems and political leadership that can deliver. July began with new … Continue reading

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Skills for Work is High on the Post-2015 Agenda, but are we Still on Track for Another Vague Target?

By Robert Palmer, Independent Education and Skills Consultant. Three months ago in a blog in NORRAG NEWSBite, I asked ‘can we avoid another vague skills goal?’ Three months later how are things looking? Lots of Proposals for a Skills for … Continue reading

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The Post-2015 EFA Agenda: The Role of UNESCO

By Maren Elfert, University of British Columbia. Since the inception of UNESCO in 1945, there have been differing views on the role of the organization. While some stressed its intellectual role, others propagated a limited functional mandate for the organization. … Continue reading

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Who Owns Learning?

By Hugh McLean, Open Society Foundations, London. Teaching about learning and learning about teaching I worked for an NGO in South Africa in the 1980s called Learn and Teach.[i] It was an adult literacy organisation inspired by Freire and based … Continue reading

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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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