Open government empowers students, from Portugal to Peru
New computers, recreational equipment, a school garden, or recycling equipment? In Portugal, students are having their say. For six years now, the Ministry of Education has hosted an open budgeting initiative – Orçamento Participativo das Escolas, or OPEscolas – reaching some 200,000 young people in 90% of the country’s public schools.
IIEP Policy Forum on open government to accelerate accountability in education
Open government initiatives have proliferated in recent years, offering new ways to make decision-making more transparent and inclusive within society at large. IIEP-UNESCO’s upcoming Policy Forum on open government in education will provide an important platform for discussion on how to design and implement open government initiatives that can help ensure equitable and quality inclusive education for all.
16-18 November: Policy Forum on open government in education
From 16-18 November 2021, decision-makers, researchers, civil society representatives, and development partners can join a virtual Policy Forum on open government in education. By bringing new research to the forefront, the Policy Forum – in English, French, and Spanish – will help policy-makers and programme implementers improve education service delivery and reduce corruption in education.
A talk with IIEP researcher: Muriel Poisson on open government in education
The latest addition to IIEP’s series on Ethics and Corruption in Education is here! The new book, prepared under the guidance of Muriel Poisson, IIEP Programme Specialist, is the first in a new research project on open government in education. The book combines an in-depth conceptual overview with an initial analysis of projects already in place worldwide.
Redefining citizen-government boundaries: open government in education
Citizen participation has become an integral part of national and international anti-corruption programmes.
How to integrate ethical dimensions in teaching standards
On 9 and 10 October 2019, IIEP participated in the Regional Consultation on teaching standards organized by the International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030. The purpose of this consultation was for key education stakeholders to review and comment on an “international guidance framework for elaborating national or regional teaching standards to support countries in stepping up their progress on increasing the supply of qualified teachers”.
New book puts the spotlight on open school data in Latin America
The latest book in our global exploration of open school data to combat corruption in education is now out, with an in-depth look at initiatives from across Latin America.
New interactive map on teacher codes of conduct
Codes of conduct is the name given to documents that formulate rules for "good behaviour" that apply to the teaching profession.
Information and transparency: school report cards in sub-Saharan Africa
A new publication from IIEP-UNESCO investigates the use and impact of school report cards in sub-Saharan Africa as a means to promote transparency and accountability while keeping corruption at bay.
Promoting accountability through information: how open school data can help
Six case studies from Asia and the Pacific look at how open school data can create a more transparent and accountable education system.
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