In the context of globalisation and of the Agenda 2030, various domains – including education – are increasingly addressed by initiatives at both regional and global levels. However, unlike other fields such as human rights, trade or health, education has not been rigorously studied from a global governance perspective. Beyond academic debates, the governance of education has significant implications for policy, given its pivotal role in social and economic development.
The education and development-related SDGs have brought to light several phenomena and trends which are indicative of changes in the actors involved, visions of education and development, and instruments deployed to influence education and training on global and national scales. NORRAG’s work in the area of Governance, International Geneva and new actors aims to unpack these phenomena, drawing on its location in International Geneva to involve relevant stakeholders in a critical reflection on shifting governance trends in the field
Find below the most recent NORRAG content on the topic of Governance, International Geneva and new actors:
Global Education Governance – How Real? by Manzoor Ahmed (January 2015)