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The Education Commission Report: Will We Achieve EFA and the Education SDG?

By Steven J. Klees, University of Maryland[1] The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, aka the Education Commission, recently engaged in an extraordinary process to produce an unusual report entitled The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing … Continue reading

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2017: Reshaping the Landscape for International Policies and Cooperation in Education and Training

Kenneth King, NORRAG News editor, and University of Edinburgh In our first blog of January 2016, we celebrated the end of post-2015 and the beginning of Agenda 2030. A huge amount has happened on this new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) … Continue reading

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Making the “Learning Generation” a Reality: Let’s Act on the Education Commission Report

By Baela Raza Jamil, Commissioner for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission) Gulalai Ahmadzai, just short of her 10th birthday and travelling a long distance in a convoy from South Waziristan near the Afghan border … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aid for Refugee Education: Why More is Needed

By Aaron Benavot, Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO, Paris Conflict in all its forms has taken a huge toll on education systems. While often the attention is on the source of the fighting, the visible influx of refugees seeking safe … Continue reading

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Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education: New Challenges for Development and Policy

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. >>NORRAG NEWS 53 on ‘Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education’ – is now online The greatest humanitarian emergency in over 70 years On 23rd May 2016 the UN Secretary General convened the first ever World … Continue reading

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The Education Cannot Wait Fund: Imperfect, but a Great Start in an Imperfect World

By Robert Palmer, University of Nottingham and NORRAG. The Education Cannot Wait Fund is a positive step in the right direction, but is it really ambitious enough? Even if the Fund is resourced as planned, the world will still witness … Continue reading

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Weak Institutional Capacity: A Growing Barrier to Reaching the Education Sustainable Development Goal in sub-Saharan Africa

By Birger Fredriksen, Results for Development Institute. A blog I posted on April 27th on NORRAG NEWSbite  reflected on the massively increased funding that sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) will need, compared to other regions, to reach the 2030 education Sustainable Development … Continue reading

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