Monthly Archives: September 2012

Educational Goals in Latin America: How do ‘Skills’ Enter into this Agenda?

By Claudia Jacinto, IIEP and Institute of Economic and Social Development, Argentina. After several years of discussion, a project entitled “Metas Educativas 2021: la educación que queremos para la generación de los Bicentenarios” (Educational Goals 2021: the education we want … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn From the Past 50 Years of Education-for-Development in Africa for the Beyond 2015 Debate?

By Simon McGrath, University of Nottingham. In all the talk about targets beyond 2015, I am particularly concerned about two things.  First, that the voices of educationalists regarding the nature of education and its role in development are being reduced … Continue reading

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Education and Skills Post-2015: What Education; What Development?

By Simon McGrath, University of Nottingham. There has been a two-part blog [part 1 / part 2] already linked to the 12th September Norrag workshop on education and skills post-2015, but I will try to reflect on some of the … Continue reading

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Debates and Propositions around Education and Skills Post-2015 (part 2)

By Kenneth King and Robert Palmer, NORRAG. This is part 2 of a two-part blog series on education and skills post-2015. Read part 1 here.  The Success and Failure of Access The education MDGs of universal primary education and gender … Continue reading

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Debates and Propositions around Education and Skills Post-2015 (part 1)

By Kenneth King and Robert Palmer, NORRAG. This is part 1 of a two-part blog series on education and skills post-2015. Read part 2 here. Competition and Collaboration around Post-2015 The race to the post-2015 finishing line is more complicated … Continue reading

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Health Professional Education and Training Post-2015

By Erica Wheeler, World Health Organization. The World Health Report of 2006 pointed to the severe shortages of health professionals around the globe.  This has left millions of people without access to appropriate health services and is hampering the attainment … Continue reading

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Tackling the Python: EFA in East Africa, and Beyond

By Joshua Muskin, Aga Khan Foundation. I had the opportunity a year ago to participate in a meeting of the Ministers of Education from East Africa on issues the countries face in reaching the 2015 EFA goals in East Africa.  … Continue reading

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