Measuring learning globally: A new Alliance

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is launching the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML), which will support efforts by countries around the world to measure learning outcomes and to use that information to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning for all by 2030.
Learning assessment experts, decision-makers, donors and civil society organizations will gather in Washington, D.C., on 11 May to address the critical lack of comparable data needed to measure even the most basic reading and numeracy skills across countries.
To help pave the way, the UIS has developed the Learning Assessment Capacity Index (LACI), which provides a snapshot of countries’ readiness to produce the data needed to improve learning and monitor progress towards these targets. The index shows the extent to which countries have undertaken large-scale learning assessments in primary and secondary education from 2010 to 2015. It includes...

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is launching the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML), which will support efforts by countries around the world to measure learning outcomes and to use that information to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning for all by 2030.

Learning assessment experts, decision-makers, donors and civil society organizations will gather in Washington, D.C., on 11 May to address the critical lack of comparable data needed to measure even the most basic reading and numeracy skills across countries.

To help pave the way, the UIS has developed the Learning Assessment Capacity Index (LACI), which provides a snapshot of countries’ readiness to produce the data needed to improve learning and monitor progress towards these targets. The index shows the extent to which countries have undertaken large-scale learning assessments in primary and secondary education from 2010 to 2015. It includes international, regional and national assessments conducted in schools.

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