Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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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.”

For more information contact The UNESCO Liaison Office Brussels (Pauline Leger/ [email protected]) or visit the site of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report.

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