Global Education Monitoring ReportThe Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, in partnership with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), is working on a new regional report on Africa, the Spotlight series, which will focus on universal basic education completion and foundational learning. Over the next three years, the Spotlight series will cover a dozen countries per year: of these, four focus countries (one per region: West, Central, South and East) will be covered in depth, while eight countries (two per region) will offer additional insights. Click here to learn more about the Spotlight series. 

We have put out requests for proposals to support the country research in: 

With the aim of stimulating evidence-based and strategic dialogue with stakeholders at country level, this research will serve as a key input to a regional report on basic education and foundational learning in Africa. As such, the objective of the country work is to: engage in consultation;  collect data and other evidence;  undertake fieldwork research; and produce a brief and accessible report.

The RFPs outline the process in detail. Kindly note that a proposal should be submitted by e-mail no later than close of business (18:00 Central European time) on 17 May 2021. The e-mail, not exceeding 5MB, should be addressed to