NORRAG is a global membership-based network of international policies and cooperation in education, established in 1986.
NORRAG’s core mandate and strength is to produce, disseminate and broker critical knowledge and to build capacity among the wide range of stakeholders who constitute its network. These stakeholders inform and shape education policies and practice, both at national and international levels. Through its programmes, knowledge production and dissemination, NORRAG contributes to enhancing the conditions for participatory, informed, and evidence-based policy decisions that improve equity and quality of education.
NORRAG builds on its distinctive global “brand” and network representing academia, government, NGOs, international organizations, foundations and the private sector. As of early 2017, the Network has more than 4,800 registered members in 171 countries, 48% from the global South. The Network shares a vision of education development which:
By providing and stimulating innovative and critical knowledge and perspectives on the interaction between international and national policies, NORRAG seeks to inform and influence policies and practice on a number of key thematic clusters and themes, including:
See also NORRAG’s thematic areas
NORRAG’s scope of work is organized as follows:
See also what we do section