Tag Archives: Global governance

Unfinished Business in Global Education

By Nicholas Burnett, senior fellow, Results for Development Global education is not in good shape. There is too much unfinished business. I draw attention to four such areas, making no attempt to be comprehensive but rather focusing on topics of … Continue reading

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The Governance of Education and Training: Agenda 2030 and Beyond

By Radu Bârză (NORRAG), Laetitia Houlmann (consultant), Velibor Jakovleski (NORRAG). Understanding the shifting nature of governance in education and training (GET) is crucial when considering the implementation of the Education 2030 agenda. A public conference organised by NORRAG, in collaboration … Continue reading

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China and the Global Governance of Education and Training

By Xiulan Wan, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China Some reflections on China’s role and positioning: Representatives from developing countries, including China, are disproportionately under-represented in the process of global agenda making and implementation. For example, only one fourth of the … Continue reading

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The Governance of Education and Training Agenda 2030 and Beyond: Perspectives from Sub-Saharan Africa

By Peliwe Lolwana, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. As the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pick up from where the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) left off, it makes sense to start with the comparison of the two. The SDGs seem to … Continue reading

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Can the Measurement of Learning Outcomes Lead to Quality Education for All?

By Pablo Zoido (former OECD), Michael Ward, Kelly Makowiecki, Lauren Miller, Catalina Covacevich (OECD) This is one of the complex questions that kicked off last month’s, NORRAG-Brookings event, “Learning From Learning Assessments: The Politics and Policies of Attaining Quality Education”, … Continue reading

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International Organizations and the Setting of Educational Agendas: The Case of the Arab Regional Agenda for Improving Educational Quality

By Clara Morgan, UAE University There is growing interest among scholars in understanding the internationalization of domestic policy and the important role international organizations (IOs) play in setting educational agendas.[1] With IOs such as the World Bank, UNESCO and the … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Education Think Tank Phenomenon

By Velibor Jakovleski, NORRAG and the Graduate Institute, Geneva. Gone are the days when the main sites of knowledge production were universities and specialized government agencies. Technological advances, together with the increasing reliance on data to inform policy-making, have resulted … Continue reading

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