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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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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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How can Teachers be Supported to Provide Quality Learning in Emergency and Conflict Situations? The Experience of South Sudan

By John J. Lujang Wani, Ministry of Education, South Sudan. South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, committed itself to the Education for All (EFA) goals and education Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and began collecting educational data in 2011. South Sudan … Continue reading

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The Need for an SDG Demonstration in Education: Why Wait Till 2030?

By Steven J. Klees, University of Maryland. The recently approved United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for education, like all the SDGs, is set to be attained by 2030. A very important target is to achieve universal primary education (UPE).  … Continue reading

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The 100-year Background and History of the 33 Lines in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and Targets for Education

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. SDGs have reached the finishing line – or rather the starting line! It’s official! The replacement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are formally finalized today, the 25th September 2015, when the UN General … Continue reading

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NORRAG NEWS 52: Reflections on the World Education Forum / Financing Education and Skills

By NORRAG. The August 2015 issue of NORRAG News (NN) – NN52 – covers two topics: It contains 13 articles that reflect critically on the World Education Forum (WEF), just held in Incheon, South Korea during 18-22 May 2015. It … Continue reading

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Global Governance of the Draft SDG Education Goal and its Targets: Critical Challenges for both North and South

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. Under the above title, NORRAG, in association with the Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) in Bangladesh, and the BRAC Institute of Educational Development, put on a Side Event on the 20th May at the … Continue reading

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