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Global Education Monitoring Report launched with urgent call to prioritize education to reach SDGs

Global Education Monitoring Report launched with urgent call to prioritize education to reach SDGs

In May 2015, the World Education Forum in Incheon (Republic of Korea), brought together 1,600 participants from 160 countries with a single goal in mind: how to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all by 2030?

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CHEA and IIEP-UNESCO Issue Advisory Statement on Combating Corruption in Higher Education

CHEA and IIEP-UNESCO Issue Advisory Statement on Combating Corruption in Higher Education

A call to action that highlights the problems posed by academic corruption in higher education and suggests ways that quality assurance bodies, government and higher education institutions around the world can combat corruption.

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UNESCO presents new finance model that could triple the availability of textbooks

UNESCO presents new finance model that could triple the availability of textbooks

A study by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM)* proposes an economic model that would help reduce the cost of textbooks and increase their availability to students in schools around the world.

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How online, open and flexible support learning will support a sustainable future - a call for action High Level Policy Forum, Pretoria, 17 October 2015

How online, open and flexible support learning will support a sustainable future - a call for action High Level Policy Forum, Pretoria, 17 October 2015

News release from the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), UNESCO, Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Open Education Consortium (OEC) and the University of South Africa (UNISA).

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26th ICDE World Conference, ICDE Presidents' Summit and High Level Policy Forum (13-17 October 2015, South Africa)

26th ICDE World Conference, ICDE Presidents' Summit and High Level Policy Forum (13-17 October 2015, South Africa)

The conference, attended by nearly 1,000 participants from 67 countries across the globe, was a ‘three in one’ event. Three events ran at the same time – the world conference itself, the ICDE Presidents’ Summit and the High Level Policy Forum.

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Paris Message, 2015

Paris Message, 2015

The Paris Message has been issued by the Global High Level Policy Forum, organized by UNESCO in partnership with ICDE, held in Paris in June 2015. Over 150 participants – leading policy-makers, experts, senior management and stakeholders from higher education from all regions and more than 55 countries around the world - agreed to carry this message forward to their home countries and regions.

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ICDE - UNESCO Policy Forum on open, online and flexible learning calls for actions by governments, higher education institutions and faculty

ICDE - UNESCO Policy Forum on open, online and flexible learning calls for actions by governments, higher education institutions and faculty

Access to, and success in, open, online and flexible learning are key solutions to the pressing development challenges and needs of 21st century societies, emphasizes the November 2014 Bali message by ICDE’s higher education leaders.

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