GAML Webinar

SDG 4.1.1 Measurement Tools - Applications in the Wake of COVID-19

The UIS organized a webinar to share details with GAML members on its progress in the past year in advancing the measurement for SDG 4 Indicator 4.1.1 (Proportion of children and young people: (a) in grades 2/3, (b) at the end of primary, and (c) in lower secondary achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in (i) reading and (ii) mathematics, by sex).

The webinar took place on 10 June 2020 and was attended by approximately 230 participants worldwide. The UIS and its partners provided an overview of the Global Proficiency Framework and Policy Linking, discussed their benefits and the various experiences from countries who have piloted the methodology. There was also an opportunity to discuss the timelines for finalizing these global public goods. There were good discussions about the additional potential uses and contexts for the Global Proficiency Framework and Policy Linking, including in current planning around key content to include in remote learning efforts as a result of the global crisis surrounding COVID-19.

There was also a lot of interest in the topic and many countries manifested their interest in participating in future pilots.

See the video of the webinar here.


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