The supply of monitoring data has increased tremendously since the list of EFA indicators was endorsed soon after the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal, in 2000. But so has the demand for more refined measures of progress.
The first five targets of the EFA Steering Committee Joint Proposal shift the focus from whether education services are being delivered (e.g. enrolment) to the effects of education on children, young people and adults.
Are we ready to monitor such outcomes at a global level? How close are we to developing relevant indicators? What coordination efforts will it require from the international community?…
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