Sustainable Development Begins with Education
This article builds on the report of a meeting of the Memory and Future Club of the Association of Former UNESCO Staff Members held in February 2016 to discuss the impact of UNESCO's work on Education for All. It also derives from the authors' personal perspectives on the important contribution that the EFA campaign has made and could make to the overall goal of making education a vehicle for the sustainable development of our world. We celebrate its successes and explore its challenges.
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Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06)In the coming decades the global profile of tertiary education will be transformed by the multiplication and growth of institutions in the developing world. Age participation rates in tertiary education are below 10% in ...
Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Springer, 2008)Many developing countries are struggling to increase access to higher education (HE) since their Age Participation Rates (APRs) are well below the level that the countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ...
Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04)Expansion is now the defining trend in the worldwide development of higher education. Some predict that by 2020, 40 percent of the global workforce will be knowledge workers with a need for tertiary qualifications. So the ...
International Online Courses: Issues of Global Quality Assurance, Multi-Country Collaboration and Open Educational Resources Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John; West, Paul (2008)If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We ...
Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)After reviewing the evolution of attitudes to poverty and education we note how it influenced the early provision of schooling and the emergence of a global agenda for international development and universal education. At ...