Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Cost of Ignorance Revisited: A Reply

By Silvia Montoya, UNESCO Institute for Statistics A blog in reply to ‘The Cost of Ignorance Revisited: Imitating the OECD or Learning to Be Critical?’ (12th April, 2017) It’s certainly a necessary and worthwhile pursuit to assess and validate findings … Continue reading

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The Cost of Ignorance Revisited: Imitating the OECD or Learning to Be Critical?

By Hikaru Komatsu and Jeremy Rappleye, Kyoto University, Japan. In February 2016, Director of UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) Silvia Montoya wrote a NORRAG blog entitled Measuring Learning: the Cost of Ignorance. The Director pointed out that five of the … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation? Is the Road to an SDG Heaven – or to the Other Place – Paved with Inadequate Global Indicators?

By Kenneth King, NORRAG and the University of Edinburgh. After the highly inclusive process of developing the education Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4), a much more technical process was used to produce the global indicators. The challenge of securing the ambitious … Continue reading

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