UNESCO is organizing regional conferences in the lead-up to the World Education Forum in May 2015 to gather input and create consensus around global education goals.
The Country Grants and Performance Committee has a retreat over two days in Paris, France.
While great progress has been made, it is a sad fact that 15 years after the UN Millennium Development Goals for education were established, 58 million children of primary school age don't go to school and 40% of them will never enter a classroom.
The theme for IMLD 2015 is: Inclusion in and through education: Language counts. Its focus is on one of the main challenges that cuts across many of the goals, i.e. Inclusion (equity/quality).
The Global Reading Network is hosting a free three-day workshop on the administration of early grade reading assessments.