Monthly Archives: December 2016

SDG? What is That?

By Claudio de Moura Castro, Positivo, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The purpose of this note is to comment on how the SDG framework resonates in Brazil. I could state that it does not resonate at all and stop there. But in … Continue reading

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Might the Ambitious Targets for Post-Basic Education Further Delay Achievement of Universal Basic Education Beyond 2030 in Sub-Saharan Africa?

By Birger Fredriksen, Results for Development Institute. I am a strong supporter of the education Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). However, in this blog I want to caution that calling for universal access to upper secondary and higher education by 2030 … Continue reading

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A Global Offer for Learning: Rewards for Testing and Educational Progress

By William Savedoff, Centre for Global Development. Developing countries spend $1 trillion annually on education and receive $13 billion in foreign aid, according to a recent report, The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World. While that means … Continue reading

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Education SDG Indicator on Learning Outcomes Gets a Major Upgrade

By Luis Benveniste, World Bank, and Silvia Montoya, UNESCO Institute for Statistics. There has been an important shift in the global measurement of learning. The Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) has decided to ‘upgrade’ SDG Indicator … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Educational Foresight and Alignment with the Education SDG

By Sajid Ali, Aga Khan University, Pakistan. If SDG-4 does not want to end up with the same fate as EFA or MDGs in Pakistan, it has to privilege local planning and leadership for implementation. The Sindh province of Pakistan … Continue reading

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