NORRAG Blog May 29


This NORRAG Highlights published by William C. Smith, Teaching Fellow in Comparative Education and International Development at the University of Edinburgh, and Aaron Benavot, Professor of Global Education Policy in the School of Education at the University at Albany-SUNY, debates how the use of GLMs (global learning metrics) effectively narrows the notion of good quality education and sidetracks concerns with equity. The authors highlight that the current approach of measuring learning globally leaves children out of school behind, entailing the danger of creating a less educated underclass.

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