The 2021 GEM Report will focus on non-state actors in education. It will examine:
For the first time this year, the report team is reaching out to its constituencies to gauge their interest and solicit their inputs in the preparation of background research. The aim of this call for expressions of interest is to broaden the scope of expertise and voices that inform the GEM Report’s work.
Out of the target 30 background papers, the process will involve:
1. express interest for papers in 10 areas selected by the GEM Report team; and
2. propose your own ideas for papers in other areas for new, previously unpublished research drawing on already established or previously unexplored sources of quantitative and qualitative data which in their view would be essential for the 2021 GEM Report
Information on this call for expressions of interest
As part of this first call for papers, the GEM Report team is inviting experts to express interest for the following options for a high quality contribution to inform the 2021 GEM Report:
a. A background paper in an area of your choice
Consulting the 2021 GEM Report concept note, propose a relevant topic that you think should be reflected in the 2021 GEM Report on non-state actors and describe your recommended approach. The paper:
4. influence and innovation
b. A background paper in one of the following ten areas identified by the GEM Report team
The average paper is about 8,000 words long.
The proposed timeline for reviewing and providing feedback to the submitted contributions is:
Successful contributions may result in commissioned background papers. Such commissioning will take place between March and April 2020 and papers commissioned will need to be completed by September 2020.