Monthly Archives: January 2013

Weaving a Stronger Approach to Development: How Education Links our Global Goals

By Anda M. Adams. As the planned end-date of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals in 2015 approaches, the world is a very different place than it was at the start of the millennium. While dramatic progress has been made in … Continue reading

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What Learning is Important? How should it be Measured? How can such Measurement Improve Quality?: An Update of the Learning Metrics Task Force

By Kate Anderson Simons. I was pleased to read about the rich discussions NORRAG members are having on education and the post-2015 agenda. Heikki Holmås’ call for “an open and inclusive process where all stakeholders, especially partners in the South, … Continue reading

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Policy Transfer in Vocational Skills Development: Dual System and NQF Promises

By Markus Maurer, the Zurich University of Teacher Education. Does the dual system live up to expectations? How do we go beyond implementing it in its traditional form? What are the experiences with the implementation of national qualifications frameworks (NQFs)? … Continue reading

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Global Reports on TVET, Skills Development, Work and Jobs

By Kenneth King, NORRAG & University of Edinburgh.  2012 saw the arrival of a whole cluster of global reports on TVET, Skills, Work and Jobs, including from the ILO, World Bank, OECD, UNESCO, McKinsey and others. And what makes a … Continue reading

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2012: The Year of Global Reports on TVET, Skills & Jobs Consensus or diversity? Forthcoming issue of NORRAG NEWS

Ten years after the start of the Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report process in 2002, we have finally a Skills GMR entitled: Youth and Skills: Putting education to work. The other five EFA Dakar Goals were analysed as individual GMRs from … Continue reading

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