SDG 4 Data Digests
The 2020 edition of the SDG 4 Data Digest, Using Household Survey Data to Monitor SDG 4 by the UIS focuses on household surveys as an important and underutilized tool to collect the data needed to track progress towards SDG 4 and to ensure that no one is left behind.
This issue of the Digest is aimed at government officials, national planners, donors and others who make decisions about the implementation of nationally representative household surveys.
The Digest describes existing survey programmes and offers advice on the design and implementation of new surveys. The Digest identifies a number of advantages to using household surveys and describes the categories of indicators best suited for monitoring with survey data.
- UIS Blog: SDG 4 Data Digest fir 2020 Highlights Importance of Using Household Surveys, 18 January 2021
This joint publication Meeting Commitments. Are Countries on Track to Achieve SDG 4? by the UIS and the Global Education Monitoring Report
(GEMR) for the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development captures concisely how far the world is from achieving its education targets.
This Quick Guide to Education Indicators for SDG 4 serves as a quick reference on how to monitor progress towards SDG 4 on quality education.
It provides basic explanations of SDG 4 targets, their indicators, how they are
created and where to find the information needed for these indicators.