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More than the sum of its parts: Internationally-comparable citizen-led assessments to ensure no child is left behind

This blog was written by Professor Pauline Rose, Director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. From local and national to internationally-comparable data on learning Since the advent of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there has been a heated debate on how to track […]

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COVID GEMR Manos

We need new ideas to ensure education responses to Covid-19 don’t harm those marginalized

This blog was written by Manos Antoninis, Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report, the independent annual report published by UNESCO, monitoring progress towards the education targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework. In 2020, the GEM Report will also specifically address inclusion in education, drawing attention to all those excluded from education, because […]

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What works? The case of inclusive education

This blog was written by  Prof.Nidhi Singal, Faculty of Education and REAL Centre, University of Cambridge, and was originally published on the IIEP Learning Portal on 28 November 2019. The Sustainable Development Goals with their commitment to ensuring all young people will have access to good quality primary and lower secondary education by 2030 have […]

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A teacher works with a hearing impaired student at the Association for the Welfare and Rehabilitation of Deaf and Dumb. The Social Fund for Development supports the center by providing teacher training and equipment.

How can learning be assessed in systems that aim to be inclusive?

This blog was written by Angela Little, Professor Emerita at the University College London Institute of Education and UKFIET Trustee. Angela will be presenting at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The United Nations advanced 17 global goals for ‘sustainable development’ in 2015 (SDGs). These were accompanied by 169 Targets and 304 […]

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Schoolchildren at  Sengezane Primary school are seen in class in this Monday , September,9 , 2016 photo  in  Matebeland South  Province.Several families in the area are struggling  and have resorted to one meal a day. According to the Zimbabwean government  more than four millon Zimbabweans  will need food aid assistance following the El Nino enduced drought that struck the Southern African Nation.The government, UN agencies including  UNICEF and other donors are appealing for millions of dollars in emergence support to  assist stricken families.UNICEF Zimbabwe says its funding gap remains above US $19 million(Copyright/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/UNICEF)

SDG4: Where is our sense of urgency?

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Education and Youth at Unicef UK. In reading UNESCO’s new briefing Meeting Commitments: Are Countries on Track to Achieve SDG4?, I was struck by one sentence in particular. As the briefing draws to a close, it notes that ‘the generation that should finish […]

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