Find out more about the next TCG meeting!

The TCG Secretariat hosted the

7th TCG Meeting virtually on 27-29 October

The TCG Members and observers met to review impending methodological developments, refinements and challenges linked to the implementation of the SDG 4 Thematic Monitoring Framework. The members will also review regional benchmark implementation strategies led by regional bodies and assess how they can help stimulate and emphasize the importance of achieving SDG 4 as envisioned by the Education 2030 Framework for Action

The meeting provided an opportunity to assess the impacts of the global COVID-19 crisis by reviewing the various experiences of multiple stakeholders, discuss how best to proceed to produce a set of recommendations to monitor SDG 4 through these trying times.

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Social impact bonds to measure progress towards the global education goal, 

A joint collaboration between Luis Crouch at RTI International and Silvia Montoya, UNESCO Institute for Statistics

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Partnerships to implement the SDG 4 Education 2030 Indicator Framework

The Education 2030 Framework for Action mandates the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) to work with partner organizations and experts on the development of indicators, statistical approaches and monitoring tools to assess progress towards SDG 4.


The Global Coalition for Education Data (GCED) is a joint effort by countries, development partners, civil society and academia to strengthen national education systems, improve the quality of education data and build capacity to track progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global Coalition for Education Data: Concept Note