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Education at UNGA 2019

Education at UNGA 2019

Last week, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) focused on the “Decade of Action for Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” With only 10 years until the 2030 deadline and 260 million children still out of school, a decade of action is truly needed...
Rethinking the Education Workforce

Rethinking the Education Workforce

The following blog is from the Foreword of the Education Commission’s new report: Transforming the Education Workforce: Learning Teams for a Learning Generation. We live in an age of unprecedented change and disruption. In some places, cars drive themselves,...
Getting back on track at the UN’s High-Level Political Forum

Getting back on track at the UN’s High-Level Political Forum

Where are we with SDG 4? Recently, world leaders gathered at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) to assess progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4). According to UNESCO’s latest projections – which align with the Commission’s analysis –...
Reimagining mid-level roles within the education workforce

Reimagining mid-level roles within the education workforce

In 2018, the Education Commission launched the Education Workforce Initiative to develop concrete options for policymakers to redesign, expand, and strengthen the education workforce to meet the changing demands of the 21st century and enable quality education for...
Countries near consensus on Facility’s final design

Countries near consensus on Facility’s final design

By Liesbet Steer, Director of the Education Commission During the UN General Assembly in September, the UK Secretary of State for International Development challenged countries participating in the Commission’s Make Impossible Possible event to develop a final design...