As part of a joint endeavor with GPE, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has launched two new surveys to gather information on the financing of large-scale learning assessments in countries and potential sources of technical and financial support from donors and other institutions.
Over 500 delegates from 33 countries gathered in Lusaka for the Forum for Women Educationalists (FAWE) Conference on girls’ education in Africa. The conference explored various issues including the fact that the number of educated women should greatly increase to create an equal playing field with their male counterparts for a better future.
Last week, Honduras’ new education sector plan covering the years 2017-2030 was presented to a large number of members of the education sector and a GPE delegation that included Alice Albright, the GPE Secretariat CEO. The education plan was the culmination of a participatory effort by a large number of education partners and aims to ensure inclusive, quality and equitable education.
UNESCO, in partnership with UNICEF and GPE, held a validation workshop with the Ministry of general education and instruction in South Sudan to support the Pastoralist Education Programme (PEP) strategy framework.
In August 2017, the Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved a US$442,772 grant for Ghana to develop an education sector assessment and update the current education sector plan.