Center for Universal Education

Learning Metrics Task Force 2.0

The Critical Voice of Youth in Education Advocacy and Global Citizenship

Syrian refugee children paint on their school wall at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria

Kate Anderson Simons and Rebecca Winthrop discuss the need for global citizenship education in the post-2015 development agenda and the role of the Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) in leading this conversation.

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What’s Next for the Learning Metrics Task Force?

A Palestinian ninth grade student writes on the blackboard during a Hebrew class at a Gaza school in Gaza City.

Rebecca Winthrop discusses the next phase of the Learning Metrics Task Force and the importance of measuring learning to ensure quality education.

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There's No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Improve Learning

Students attend class at Pengying School on the outskirts of Beijing

Dzingai Mutumbuka reflects on the Learning Metrics Task Force and the way forward.

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Opportunities to Contribute


In its first phase (LMTF 1.0), the task force completed three consecutive rounds of global consultation and technical development, resulting in a series of recommendations for improving learning outcomes and measurement at the global level. Now the task force is entering a new phase of work (LMTF 2.0) to carry its recommendations forward, and all interested stakeholders are welcome to participate. The following calls for letters of interest and applications are currently open, and others will be posted as they become available. 

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