The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all shows why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It explains how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform the long-term prospects of people and societies.
With 2015 approaching quickly on the horizon, UNESCO hosted the High-Level Policy Forum on Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Education for All (EFA) to explore how ICT has contributed to the EFA goals Continue reading
A new paper by UNESCO’s EFA Global Monitoring Report shows that half of the 57 million children out of school live in conflict-affected countries. Released in partnership with Save the Children to mark the 16th birthday on 12 July of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban on her way home from school in October 2012, the paper shows that Continue reading
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for attending classes, on Friday 12 July, addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, urging them to use education as a weapon against extremism. “Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One teacher, one book, Continue reading