Monthly Archives: November 2016

Is the Meister Vocational High School More Cost-Effective in South Korea?

By Kye Woo LEE and Dae Hong KIM, Korea Development Institute (KDI), South Korea, and Hay Kyeong LEE, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. When the 2008 economic crisis occurred, many European governments, which were hit hardest by the crisis, tried to … Continue reading

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Education, Training and Agenda 2030: What Progress One Year On?

By NORRAG. What has actually transpired globally, regionally and nationally since the education and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were confirmed in the UN General Assembly just over a year ago in September 2015?  Following the goal and target agreement … Continue reading

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How to Reach a Consensus on Reporting Learning Globally

By Aaron Benavot, Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO, Paris. Carrying out national and cross-national learning assessments involves an enormous commitment of time, effort and resources. As such, they are most cost effective when they serve multiple purposes, which might also … Continue reading

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Did EFA Leadership and the Global Monitoring Report Contribute to UNESCO’s Legitimacy during 2000-2015?

By D. Brent Edwards Jr., University of Hawaii. With regard to its work in education, UNESCO came into the 2000s hoping to address the issues of legitimacy that had beset it in the preceding decades. From the 1970s onward, UNESCO … Continue reading

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