Monthly Archives: October 2015

Whose Learning Should be Prioritized?

By Sehar Saeed, Annual Status of Education Report, Pakistan. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of all-encompassing goals promising to strive for a world that is equitable and inclusive, thereby to benefit ALL children and future generations … Continue reading

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What does it mean in Curriculum Terms for Education to Prepare People for Work?

By Stephanie Allais and Yael Shalem, Centre for Researching Education and Labour, University of the Witwatersrand. It is widely believed that at all levels education should prepare individuals for work, and this belief seems to grow proportionately with rising levels … Continue reading

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Technical Vocational and Skills Development and the Sustainable Development Goals: Implications for Developing Countries and for Research

By Peliwe Lolwana, University of Witwatersrand. In this piece I would like to raise two issues about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to Technical Vocational and Skills Development (TVSD): the implications for developing countries, especially Sub-Saharan countries; and, … Continue reading

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A Roadmap to Better Data on Education Financing

By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), and Elise Legault,  Programme Specialist at UIS. Leaders have pledged to provide every child with 12 years of education by 2030. Yet today, about 124 million children and youth are … Continue reading

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Research and Teaching in International Education and Development: New Paradigms and Perspectives in the Post-2015 Era

By Kenneth King and Joost Monks, NORRAG. On 24th September, one day before the UN General Assembly confirmed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDGs 4 and 8 relating to Education and Employment respectively, NORRAG co-organized a panel with Teachers … Continue reading

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