Visit the new UIS COVID-19 Response microsite

The UIS and partners are currently collecting data for the Survey of National Education Responses to the COVID-19 School Closures and the Survey to Monitoring Impact on Main Education Data Aggregates (MIMEA) until 28 April 2021 (submission deadline has been extended).

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19

On February 1, the data collection for the two surveys was launched and the UIS survey team explained the survey content and the main education aggregates that it is tracking. 

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International Day of Education

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report co-hosted a high-level policy dialogue with education leads of regional organizations to mark the 3rd International Day of Education on 24 January 2021. The event focused on two key developments for monitoring progress towards SDG 4, the global education goal, from a quantitative and a qualitative perspective.

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Read the summary of the experiences shared during the event by colleagues from the different regions, Learning from peers: regional education strategies and SDG 4 Benchmarking indicators and sharing policy responses


Setting Benchmarks to Achieve SDG 4 Targets

At this critical juncture and with the need to present benchmarks at the next Global Education Meeting in 2021, it is important for regional organizations to share their thoughts on these next steps, learn from each other and single out the next steps in the proposed timeline.


Continental Overview: Bridging CESA and SDG 4 in Africa

This SDG 4 Regional Report, Continental Overview: Bridging CESA and SDG 4 in Africa, provides an overview of the current progress of African countries in relation to the Sustainable Development Goal 4 - Education and the Continental Education Strategy.

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