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IDB Blog - Data: The Best Gift for Universal Children’s Day

As 20th November, 2014 marks the Universal Children’s day, we feature the IDB blog article that indeed is the best gift for this day. Kate Anderson and Abbie Raikes report on the initiative by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Brookings Institution’s Center for Universal Education to build consensus on which learning outcomes should be measured globally and how. This process— called the Learning Metrics Task Force (the task force)—united multiple actors in the education field to generate broad agreement for including learning goals and targets in the post-2015 development goals. Read the complete story on the IDB blog

Authors Kate Anderson, Abbie Raikes and Tamar Manuelyan Atinc report on this new collaborative effort to fill the Global data gap for Early Childhood Indicators on the Brookings blog.