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The challenges and rewards of measuring global learning after 2015

Written by Ray Adams of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in a series on the five proposed outcome-oriented post-2015 global education targets on the EFA website. “In the discussion of post-2015 global education goals, there appears to be general agreement that the assessment of learning outcomes must have a place alongside ensuring equitable access to good quality … Continue reading

A focus on national capacity is needed

Written by Rolf Luyendijk, Sr. Statistics and Monitoring Specialist, UNICEF Data and Analytics Section, New York. This is the 15th post in our blog series on ‘What kind of ‘data revolution’ do we need for post-2015?’ Whereas several blogs in this series have highlighted the need for more frequent collection of data and the exploration … Continue reading

People-centred progress: some challenges for post-2015 development

In this post on the UNICEF website, Richard Morgan, UNICEF’s Senior Advisor on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, shares his thoughts on the priorities for the post-2015 framework and the process for getting there. Read: ‘People-centred progress: some challenges for post-2015 development’

Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Call for Papers

WHO and Unicef are co-leading the facilitation of the global thematic consultation on health in the post-2015 development agenda. They are inviting interested individuals and groups to submit “think pieces” on the positioning and role of health in the post-2015 agenda. Download the call for papers here. Manuscripts will be accepted from 5 October 2012. … Continue reading

UNICEF and UN Women Call for Papers: Addressing Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

UNICEF and UN WOMEN are co-leading the UN’s global thematic consultation process on addressing inequalities in the post-2015 development agenda. To help frame the debate, individuals, academics and organisational partners are being invited to submit theoretical papers, to present findings from completed research or to present on-going work that raises methodological or conceptual issues. Proposals are also … Continue reading

Inequality, a new frontier for post-2015 development policy

“What can we do between now and 2015 to avert the inequality car crash? First, the extremes of inequality in human development outcomes need to be tackled as soon as possible. For moral, economic and political reasons, ending global poverty should be the first priority of a new global development framework after 2015. This can … Continue reading

The Debate. Post-2015: What next?

With the Millennium Development Goal set to expire in 2015, the latest edition of Research Watch from the UNICEF Office of Research asks What next? What is the most effective way to take the global development agenda forward? The Debate is with Amina Az-Zubair, the former Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on MDGs; Naila … Continue reading

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