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Art and Design Education

A guide to resources and research in Art and Design Education

Statistics and Data for Global Education

Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC)

As a research unit within the Global Learning Group of FHI 360, EPDC serves as a resource for education data, profiles, and data reports on education status at the country and subnational level, research papers on issues and challenges in education in developing and transitional countries, as well as medium-term education projections.

OECD Education GPS

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) provides reviews and assessments of educational standards in various countries, including extensive research and analysis of education policy around the world. 

Our World in Data: Global Education

This site features statistics and data on various aspects of global education, such as literacy rate by country and number of adults with no education by region.

Profiles Enhancing Education Reviews (PEER)

These profiles aim to describe all countries’ laws and policies on key themes in education so as to improve the evidence base on the implementation of national education strategies. The profiles, which are ongoing and meant to be updated by individual countries, are related to the themes of UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring Reports. The four chapters currently in place cover inclusion in education, equitable finance, climate change communication and education, and non-state actors in education.

Scoping Progress in Education (SCOPE)

Scoping Progress in Education (SCOPE) summarizes the key facts and trends in education around the world through five themes: Access, Equity, Learning, Quality, and Finance.

UNESCO's Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Reports (GMR)

The GMR is the prime instrument to assess global progress toward achieving the six goals of the Dakar Framework for Action: Education for All: Meeting Our Collective Commitments, adopted in 2000 at the World Education Forum by more than 1,000 participants from 164 countries..  The reports track progress, identify effective policy reforms and best practice in all areas relating to EFA, draw attention to emerging challenges, and seek to promote international cooperation in favor of education.  The reports, dating from 2016–2021, cover the following topics: Non-State Actors, Inclusion, Migration, Accountability, and People & Planet.

World Bank Education Statistics (EdStats)

The World Bank provides international educational statistics for such indicators as expenditures, literacy, technology skills, learning poverty, and education equality.   The Country at a Glance search provides profiles for individual countries.

World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE)

The World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) brings together data from various surveys and learning assessments from over 170 countries.  It is searchable by indicator or country.