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15 Countries And Cities Gathered To Rethink Education Assessment Systems - This Is What We Learned

Since the United Nations Member States officially adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, one of the major narratives in global development has centered on enhancing the capacity of countries to carry out the reforms necessary to achieve these ambitious goals.

 

This is especially true for education, where an estimated 6 out of 10 children and adolescents worldwide are not learning the basics in reading and mathematics. If these trends persist, less than 10 percent of young people in low-income countries will achieve basic skills required for success after secondary education by 2030, when SDG 4 is aspired to be met. 

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Kate Anderson & Tyler Ditmore | Brookings