4
Events
1 October, 2015

Research and Teaching in International Education and Development: New Paradigms and Perspectives in the Post-2015 Era

Michel Carton
4
Events
5 December, 2018

Innovative Financing for Education and Development: Potential, Progress and Debates

Maison de la Paix
NORRAG and Centre for Finance and Development
416
News
20th December 2019

Promoting human rights and non discrimination: the role of education

Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
4
News
28th January 2020

The Human Capital Index: Good Intentions, Flawed Methodology to Measure Learning

Gita Steiner-Khamsi
Publications
Journal article, January 2016

Accelerating achievement of the sustainable development goals

Ilona Kickbusch
417
Events
19 March, 2019

Public-private Partnerships: Challenges and Consequences for Education

Maison de la Paix
Gita Steiner-Khamsi
Events
22 November, 2016

The health workforce: a good investment

Geneva / Global
Michaela Told
Teaching
Academic courses

Advanced Development Macroeconomics

Martina Viarengo
Research
Research project in progress

Improving the Protection of Persons with Disabilities during Armed Conflict

Andrew Clapham
48
Publications
Working paper, November 2015

The Global Targeting of Education and Skill: Policy History and Comparative Perspectives

Michel Carton
News
30th May 2018

Global governance and ‘technologies of expertise’

Global Governance Centre and Gita Steiner-Khamsi
48
Research
Research project in progress

Reaching the Unreached: Skills Development Policies and the Promise of ICT – A Scoping Study from India and South Africa

Michel Carton
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Goal 4 aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all which, according to the UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform, will require “increasing efforts, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia and for vulnerable populations, including persons with disabilities, indigenous people, refugee children and poor children in rural areas”. The promotion of lifelong learning opportunities for all is another aspect of the goal. Read more about Goal 4

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Target 4.1

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes

Target 4.2

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education

Target 4.3

By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

Target 4.4

By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

Target 4.5

By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

Target 4.6

By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

Target 4.7

By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

Target 4.a

Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all

Target 4.b

By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries

Target 4.c

By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing states