Monthly Archives: May 2015

TVET and Sustainable Development: Learning from Experience. What are we waiting for and why?

By Enrique Pieck, Iberoamerican University, Mexico. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policies and programs come and go and so their different focuses, approaches and acronyms flood the literature on this theme and make things a bit complicated (SD,[i] … Continue reading

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Clarifying the Obscure: Facing the “Measurement” Challenge of the Education Post-2015 Targets

By Dierdre Williams, Open Society Foundations. As the process of developing indicators for the Post-2015 education targets unfolds, some of the targets are at risk of being dropped on account of being ‘un-measurable.’ However, excluding more holistic but harder to … Continue reading

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Global Governance of the Draft SDG Education Goal and its Targets: Critical Challenges for both North and South

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. Under the above title, NORRAG, in association with the Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) in Bangladesh, and the BRAC Institute of Educational Development, put on a Side Event on the 20th May at the … Continue reading

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World Education Forum: Songdo Takeaways

By NORRAG. The World Education Forum is currently taking place in Songdo, Incheon – Korea. Below are a few takeaways from Day 1. Results based financing and implications for post-2015 education indicators Jim Yong Kim, the President of the World … Continue reading

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The Implications of Changing Private Rates of Return to Schooling

By Harry Anthony Patrinos, World Bank. High returns signal that tertiary education is a good private investment; the public priority, however, isn’t a blanket subsidy for all, but a concerted effort to improve fair, equitable, sustainable cost-recovery at the tertiary … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education: Towards a Global Common Good?

By Sobhi Tawil and Rita Locatelli, UNESCO Education Research and Foresight. Rethinking Education: Towards a global common good? is being released by UNESCO just as the international education and development community formulates the global framework of Sustainable Development Goals for … Continue reading

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National Policy on Education: Issues in Financing of Higher Education in India

By Jandhyala B G Tilak, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi. The first national policy on education was formulated in 1968, 18 years after development planning in the newly independent India was launched.  It was exactly 18 … Continue reading

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