The UIS Launches 2020 Education Survey

The 2020 Survey of Formal Education covers key data for the school year ending in 2019 required for the monitoring of international and national education goals.

Following the adoption of…

World Teachers Day 2019

To mark World Teachers Day, the UIS has released a new edition of its eAtlas of Teachers, which presents a wide range of data and indicators based on results of the Institute’s…

UIS Launches R&D Survey

Research and experimental development (R&D) plays a pivotal role in driving a country’s economic growth and hence is instrumental in alleviating poverty. As part of the Sustainable Development…

UIS Releases New Education Data and SDG 4 Indicators for 2018 School Year

New data on the world’s out-of-school children reveal little or no progress for more than a decade, with about 258 million children, adolescents and youth out of school in 2018: around one-sixth…

Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures – Due 7 May 2020

As part of the coordinated global education response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO, UNICEF and the World Bank are jointly launching the Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-…

UIS COVID-19 Response: Data to Inform Policies that Mitigate Setbacks in Education Gains

Since the first cases were identified, the coronavirus outbreak has grown into a health crisis of global proportions that threatens lives and containment measures that disrupt our ways of living….

UIS Releases More Timely Country-Level Data for SDG 4 on Education

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has just updated its global database with more recent country-level data to monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG 4…

Launch of the 2019 SDG 4 Data Digest

The need for accurate, current and comparable data on education has never been more urgent, with the prospects of reaching Sustainable Development Goal 4 –  a quality education for all by 2030 –…