Tag Archives: Post-2015 Education Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Education and Decent Work

By Myles A Wickstead, the Open University and King’s College London, advisor to Hand in Hand International and Honorary Vice-President of VSO. On 2 August, Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was agreed by UN member-states and … 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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Drifting Basis for International Norms in the 3rd Financing for Development Conference

By Zhang Chun, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies. The 3rd Financing for Development (FfD) conference has just concluded (July 16th 2015) and agreed an action plan. While there is much criticism on the hallmark failure of the conference to agree … Continue reading

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Quality Education – at all Levels – for Everyone? Education in the Outcome Document on Post-2015 Development Goals

By NORRAG. Yesterday the Outcome Document of the September 2015 UN Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda, Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, was adopted by consensus (and much applause) at the UN in New York. … Continue reading

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Measurement Fetishism

By Steven Klees, University of Maryland. At my first university job, in the early 1970s, a professor whose expertise was statistics and research methods said, “If you can’t measure it, it doesn’t exist.”  I thought, then and now, that that … Continue reading

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What Happened to Education in the Financing for Development Conference, 13-16 July 2015, Addis Ababa?

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. What was the Education angle in the Financing for Development (FFD) Conference? Did the FFD Conference confirm the Education Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and Targets? How did the approach of the Outcome document of … Continue reading

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The Politics of Indicator Development in the Education 2030 Framework for Action

By Tore Bernt Sørensen, University of Bristol. As the process of defining the Education 2030 Framework for Action becomes nearer to completion, this post takes a critical look at one prominent submission to the post-2015 education debate: the OECD Universal … Continue reading

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