Education post-2015: Equity, measurability and finance

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Education post-2015: Equity, measurability and finance
Pauline Rose Director, Education for All Global Monitoring Report
May 2013
EU Member States Education and Development Experts Meeting, Brussels
Development begins with a good education
 Need to reach out to noneducation specialists to say
education is key to catalyst
change
 Present new analysis on
effects of education to
extend Education Counts
campaign: to be released
beginning of September for
the UN General Assembly
Economic benefits
Education:
 Reduces poverty
 Enhances shared
prosperity for all
 Creates better jobs
Healthy lives
Education:
 Reduces child and
maternal mortality
 Reduces child
malnutrition
 Increases child
vaccinations
Healthy societies
Education:
 Empowers women
 Promotes democracy
and good governance
 Improves knowledge
and attitudes towards
environmental
sustainability
One overarching goal for global framework
Dakar: Equitable quality lifelong education and learning for all
GMR: Ensure that by 2030, everyone has an equal opportunity
to learn the basics, whatever their circumstances
Save the Children: By 2030 we will ensure all children receive a
good-quality education and have good learning outcomes
GCE: By 2030, all children and youth are receiving a quality preprimary, primary, and lower secondary education
Basic Education Coalition: By 2030, all children and youth
should complete primary and lower secondary education which
enables them to meet measurable learning standards and
acquire relevant skills so they may become responsible,
productive members of society
Five individual goals: Equity, measurability and finance
Overall goal: Ensure that by 2030, everyone has an equal
opportunity to learn the basics, whatever their circumstances
1. Completion of early childhood education, primary education
and lower secondary education
2. Quality of early childhood care and education, primary
education and lower secondary education
3. Acquisition of youth and adult skills
4. Elimination of inequalities
5. Financing of education
Equity
Individual goals:
Average years of schooling misleading measure of progress
Rwanda and Nigeria, 17-22 year olds. Less than four years of schooling
Nepal, 17-22 year olds. Mean years of education, 2001-2011
www.education-inequalities.org
Need to track lowest performing group
Ethiopia, Never been to school aged 7-16 years, 2011
www.education-inequalities.org
Why we need a financing goal
Total aid to education disbursements, 2002 to 2010
2010: US $3 billion
spent on basic
education in low
income countries
By 2030, ensure that no country is prevented from achieving education goals
by a lack of resources
Source: OECD-DAC (2012).
Filling the $26 billion financing gap for basic education
Average annual resources needed
to finance basic education (2012-2015)
US $53 billion
US $ billion
Donors:
Meet 0.7% target
1.3
Financing gap
US $26 billion
DAC Aid US $3 billion
Government
expenditure
US $25 billion
Donors:
Reallocate student
imputed costs
2.4
Remaining
financing
gap
3.4
Donors:
Prioritise basic
education
4.0
Government:
Increase tax base
7.3
Government:
Prioritise basic
education
7.5
Extending goals to lower secondary widens finance gap to $38 bil
Average annual resources needed to finance
basic and secondary education (2012-2015)
US $77 billion
US $ billion
Financing gap
US $38 billion
Donors:
Meet 0.7% target
1.3
Donors:
Reallocate student
imputed costs
3.1
DAC Aid US $3 billion
Government
expenditure
US $36 billion
Remaining
financing
gap
7.6
Donors:
Prioritise basic
& lower
secondary
education
6.1
Government:
Increase tax base
9.9
Government:
Prioritise basic
education
9.8
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