UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures – 2nd Iteration due 30 July 2020

As part of the coordinated global education response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO, UNICEF and the World Bank are now launching the 2nd Iteration of the Survey on National…

New UIS Data for SDG 9.5 on Research and Development (R&D)

As part of the SDG Agenda 2030, countries have pledged to “build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation”. In particular,…

Launch of the 2020 UNESCO-OECD-Eurostat Data Collection on Education

The UOE questionnaires collect data on formal education, including personnel, enrolment, graduates, source of funds, demographic data and class size.

Results of the survey will be released…

Launch of the 2020 UNESCO-OECD-Eurostat Data Collection on Education

The UOE questionnaires collect data on formal education, including personnel, enrolment, graduates, source of funds, demographic data and class size.

Results of the survey will be released…

Initial launch of the SDG Indicator 11.4.1 Survey on cultural and natural heritage expenditure

SDG Target 11.4 calls on countries to “strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard cultural and natural heritage.” The SDG  …

Launch of Practical Guide to Survey ICT Use in Schools

During this global education crisis, the need has never been greater to develop education policies to help sustain learning in the event of future school closures so that learning never comes to a…

Fact Sheet on essential education data collection during the Covid-19 crisis

As nations contend with a planet-wide pandemic that threatens lives, livelihoods and ways of living, monitoring education data may not be on top of the priority list. However, if we are to avoid…

Report on the COVID-19 impact on public and private life as well as statistical work

The Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA) has joined forces with 36 international organisations to present the report…

Upcoming Meetings of the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning and the Technical Cooperation Group on the Indicators for SDG 4 – Education 2030

As the official data source for SDG 4, the UIS is working with countries and partners to build consensus around the measurement agenda, while developing the indicators, standards and tools needed…

New Projections Show the World is Off Track in Meeting its Education Commitments by 2030

One-third of the way to the 2030 deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, new projections prepared by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Global Education Monitoring Report (…