Education Research and Foresight (ERF) Working Papers

  To further our understanding of the current issues in education, both conceptual and practical, UNESCO
  periodically publishes Working Papers. These thought pieces are for reflection on the challenges and
  opportunities facing education in the 21st century.



21. Lifelong learning from a social justice perspective

20. Globalization and the Neoliberal Imaginary of Educational Reform

19. Public-Private Partnerships as an Education Policy Approach: Multiple Meanings, Risks and Challenges

18. Privatization in Education: Trends and consequences

17. Revisiting the Principle of Education as a Public Good

16. Does watching help? In search of the theory of change for education monitoring

15. The Futures of Learning 3: What kind of pedagogies for the 21st century?

14. The Futures of Learning 2: What kind of learning for the 21st century?

13. The Futures of Learning 1: Why must learning content and methods change in the 21st century?

12. Learning to Live Together: Revisiting the humanism of the Delors Report

11. Teachers and the Quality of Basic Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

10. Re-interpreting learning

 9.  Curriculum in the Twenty-first century: Challenges, Tensions and Open Questions

 8.  Reflections on Progress, Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

 7.  Education for Global Citizenship: A Framework for Discussion

 6.  Higher Education’s Response to Present–Day Shocks

 5.  Fragility of Power: A challenge for education

 4.  Revisiting Learning: The Treasure Within – assessing the influence of the 1996 Delors Report

 3.  Desire and Doubt: Driving forces of creativity and rationality?

 2.  Beyond the Conceptual Maze: The notion of quality in education

 1.  The Challenges of Creativity