Post-2015 Global Environment

At the December UKFIET-DFID Dialogue Day on Education and Development to 2015 and Beyond, I described how the global environment in which new post-2015 frameworks are being negotiated is significantly different from 2000 when commitments were made to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Education for All (EFA) Goals. The presentation...

Five Questions about Education and Development post-2015

Following on from earlier posts reflecting on the UKFIET-DfID event in December, Iā€™d like to share five questions that I left that discussion with. What is our model of development?Angela Little has already asked what should be the supergoal for development and I want to stress this point in a slightly different way by suggesting that part of the...

Logging off the Log Frame

Is logging off the log frame enough? Perhaps its time to restart. Last week, I wrote about Supergoals: The current overarching MDG Supergoal is poverty reduction and I proposed that the next Supergoal might be that of human development and well being. In this second post, I continue the theme of goals and targets, but encourage us in our thinking...

Education and a Human Development and Well Being Supergoal

These thoughts arose during the joint UKFIET DFID Dialogue on Education and Development to 2015 and Beyond event, held on 11 December, 2012 at the Institute of Education, London. When the MDGs were set out in 2000 a supergoal of poverty reduction lay at their heart. But poverty reduction was not the only development goal to which countries would...

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