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Education in Latin America at a crossroads. Regional monitoring report SDG4 - Education 2030

September 2022|
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Education in Latin America at a crossroads. Regional monitoring report SDG4 - Education 2030

Autor institucional: UNESCO-NU. CEPAL-UNICEF Physical Description: 236 páginas. Editorial: UNICEF Date: September 2022


In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda, through Sustainable Development Goal 4, defines the importance of an inclusive, equitable and quality vision for education. This publication takes stock of the implementation of SDG4-E2030 in Latin America and the Caribbean in the 2015-2021 cycle, analyzing the achievements and recognizing the challenges for the fulfillment of educational goals in the region. The report identifies the educational trends of the period, and highlights that, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the achievement of the targets set for 2030 was not assured, and much less so in the current difficult situation that the region and the world are facing. It concludes that, in order to achieve significant progress towards the SDG4, it is necessary to undertake profound transformations to change the course of policies and the allocation of resources for education.

Table of contents

Summary .-- Introduction .-- Chapter 1 Context: Social and economic trends in Latin America and the Caribbean .-- Chapter 2 Access, equity and completion of early childhood, primary and secondary education .-- Chapter 3 Student learning .-- Chapter 4 Teachers and principals .-- Chapter 5 Higher education .-- Chapter 6 Youth and adult learning and education .-- Chapter 7 Technical and vocational education and training .-- Chapter 8 Education system funding and governance .-- Chapter 9 Conclusions of the Monitoring of SDG4 2015-2021: Ten Challenges for Addressing the Stagnation and Crisis. Annex - Methodology.