On 5 February 2014 UNESCO and the Mission of Norway to the European Union are organizing a high-level Discussion on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This high level conference on Post 2015 education, wishes to address the question: ‘What comes after the MDG’s?’. And will further stirr the international debate on Post 2015 education.
During this high-level discussion Mrs Androulla Vassiliou (EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth); Mr Qian Tang (Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO) and Mr Bjørn Haugstad (State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research) will share their perspectives on education in the post-2015 development agenda. Ms Pauline Rose (Director, Education for All Global Monitoring Report) will summarize the main messages of the 2013/2014 Global Monitoring Report and its implications for the post-2015 education agenda.
According to the Education For All Global Monitoring Report 5.2 million teachers need to be recruited by 2015. As a result one in four young people in poor countries are unable to read a single sentence. Pauline Rose stresses that "new goals after 2015 must make sure every child is not only in school, but learning what they need to learn.”
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