Monthly Archives: November 2012

Education, Equity and Learning Post-2015 (part 2)

By Kenneth King, NORRAG and University of Edinburgh. This is the second blog post that relates to a meeting on‘Education: Equity and Learning for all – looking beyond 2015’, organized by Save the Children in Oslo on 20th November, 2012. … Continue reading

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Education, Equity and Learning Post-2015 (part 1)

By Heikki Holmås, Minister of International Development, Norway. This is the first blog post that relates to a meeting on ‘Education: Equity and Learning for all – looking beyond 2015’, organized by Save the Children in Oslo on 20th November, … Continue reading

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Education, Skills and Jobs: Seeing the Global Monitoring Report as part of a Triptych of Reports

By Simon McGrath, University of Nottingham.   In the past six months on this site I have blogged both on the May version of UNESCO’s World Report on Technical and Vocational Education and Training and the World Bank’s World Development … Continue reading

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Post-2015 Education Planning under Occupation: A View from Palestine

By Randa Hilal, OPTIMUM for Consultancy & Training, Ramallah. What kind of education and what kind of development do we want in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt) post-2015? In this blog, I would like to comment on the experience of … Continue reading

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New Perspectives on Dutch Programmes for Cooperation in Post-Secondary Education and Training

By Ad Boeren, Nuffic. Shaping the Future On 2-3 July the conference ‘Shaping the Future: new perspectives on Dutch cooperation in post-secondary education and training for sustainable development’ took place in The Hague. The conference was organised by Nuffic on … Continue reading

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How Shadow Education can Undermine the EFA Goals: The Expansion and Implications of Private Tutoring

By Mark Bray, University of Hong Kong. Private supplementary tutoring is commonly called shadow education, because it mimics the mainstream. As the mainstream grows, so does the shadow; and as the curriculum changes in the mainstream, so it changes in … Continue reading

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