Tag Archives: Post-2015 Education Goals

Global and Asian Perspectives on the Post-2015 Discussion

By Shoko Yamada, Nagoya University, Japan. On January 26th 2015 there was an international symposium entitled “Critical Perspectives on Education and Skills in the Emerging Post-2015 Development Agenda” which was hosted by the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, … Continue reading

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Global Education Governance – How Real?

By Manzoor Ahmed, BRAC University, Dhaka. Global education governance – is it something real or figments of the fertile imagination of Kenneth King and Robert Palmer? The duo has drawn attention to it with a two-part blog (NORRAG Newsbite, 3rd … Continue reading

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Post-2015 Education: Calling for Your Feedback by 30th January 2015

Join a global consultation on education indicators for a global agenda By Albert Motivans, UNESCO Institute for Statistics. In mid-November 2014 the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) launched an online consultation to gather your views on the proposed post-2015 global … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Monitoring the Post-2015 Education Goals and Targets

By Aaron Benavot, Global Monitoring Report team, c/o UNESCO, Paris. The recognition of mutuality and interdependence drives much of the post-2015 development vision. Rather than an agenda dictated by rich countries to poor or conflict-affected countries, the post-2015 agenda is … Continue reading

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Learning Targets and Cognitive Science: How much Knowledge Do Low-income Children Catch in their Memory Nets?

By Helen Abadzi, College of Education, University of Texas at Arlington. Around 1973, a young Indian woman fell ill and went into a coma. When she emerged, she reportedly found in her memory the personal recollections of a Bengali woman … Continue reading

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From Education Post-2014 to Post-2015: That Was the Year That Was!

By Kenneth King, NORRAG News Editor. Only a few more days before it will be post-2014! But it still seems a long way to go before we shall get any conclusion to the continuing post-2015 debates around education and skills. … Continue reading

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Indicators for Universal Versus National Coverage of Goals and Targets

By Abbie Raikes, UNESCO, Paris. The post-2015 development agenda asks for significant changes in how we conceptualize and measure progress.  The proposed post-2015 education targets present a broader and more comprehensive emphasis on learning; beyond education, a set of targets … Continue reading

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