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New digest from UNESCO Institute of Statistics shows countries and donors how to produce more and better education data

The new education agenda places an unprecedented demand on countries to produce more and better data. Efforts to build stronger and more reliable national statistical systems are already underway in many countries, but the new indicators and level of detail required create significant challenges at the national level. There is an urgent need to improve the quality of data needed to monitor and achieve the SDG 4-Education 2030 Agenda.

This report, The Quality Factor: Strengthening National Data to Monitor Sustainable Development Goal 4, is the second in the series of the Sustainable Development Data Digest. This volume proposes a conceptual framework and a concrete set of tools to help countries improve the quality of their data and fulfil their reporting requirements. 


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