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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection: UNU-WIDER Director Discusses the Roles of Foreign Aid in a Post-2015 Perspective – In this video clip Professor Tarp introduces the findings of UNU-WIDER’s three-year research program on foreign aid. Economic growth facilitated by aid has led many … Continue reading

Financing the Post-2015 education agenda – how to ensure there are enough resources to get all children in school and learning?

Written by Rob Doble, Education Adviser in Save the Children’s policy and advocacy division and Yousra Semmache Education Policy & Advocacy Assistant, Save the Children UK An ambitious new Post-2015 education agenda As the deadline for the Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, it seems very unlikely that these current education goals will … Continue reading

Building the culture of peace in Bosnia

Written by Helene Trehin Logistics Team, a King’s College London Master’s student studying Conflict Security and Development. A personal account examining the vital role education plays in encouraging peace in conflict and post-conflict environments This year will be the 20-year anniversary of the end of the Bosnian War. And yet, two decades later, different ethnic groups remain separated socio-economically … Continue reading

A Test of the Commitment to Access Plus Learning

Written by Ruth Levine, Global Development and Population Program Director at the Hewlett Foundation on the the Hewlett Foundation Blog. “The bell has rung. Civil society leaders from India, Pakistan, Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Mexico, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania have come together, with optimism and conviction, asking others to join a movement to ensure that all children … Continue reading

A universal challenge: Education is the foundation for peaceful societies

Written by Amina J. Mohammed,  the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon‘s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning. [The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) is the largest citizen-led household based survey of the quality of education in Pakistan and other countries. It aims at improving the state of learning outcomes of children and works with citizens to foster nationwide conversation and actions … Continue reading

Bringing the data revolution to education, and education to the data revolution

Written by Pauline Rose, Professor of International Education, University of Cambridge. Calls for a data revolution are putting the spotlight on the importance of more and better data as a means to hold policymakers to account for post-2015 goals. In many ways, education has been at the forefront of approaches to measuring progress over the past 15 … Continue reading

We need more than just a league table on learning

Written by Seamus Hegarty, previous Chair of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) on the Global Partnership for Education blog. “We are all being asked to provide feedback on how to measure post-2015 education goals and targets through a public consultation launched by UNESCO through its Institute for Statistics. The list of proposed … Continue reading

In Rural India, Asking What Helps Girls Stay in School

Written by Priya Pillai, Lead, Research Uptake and Corporate Partnerships in Karnataka Health Promotion Trust for STRIVE projects on World Bank blogs “By educating girls, we reduce poverty, improve maternal and child health, prevent HIV and AIDS, and raise living standards for everyone. Despite the overwhelming evidence of the benefits of girls’ education, however, 37 million … Continue reading

Achieving Universal Primary Education: A game of give and take

Written by Pamela Chowdhury, Communications Manager at PEAS, on why achieving MDG2 ‘Universal Primary Education’ necessarily relies on investment in secondary education ahead of 2015. Earlier this year, the World Bank published the 2014 World Development Indicators. The report “provides a compilation of high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty”, … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection: Taking the SDGs from ‘main basis’ to effective vision – what’s the road map? – Following the OWG Outcome Document, ODI’s Andrew Norton, Andrews Scott, Paula Lucci and William Avis have produced a discussion paper charting some of the challenges … Continue reading


January 1st, 2016
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