UNESCO announces new director of EFA Global Monitoring Report

UNESCO - Dr Aaron Benavot, Director of EFA Global Monitoring Report

We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Aaron Benavot is the new director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report. Dr Benavot brings decades of experience in global education policy and comparative research to the Report team, including four years as a senior policy analyst for the Report. He will take up his new position at UNESCO’s headquarters in May 2014.

Currently Dr Benavot is working as a professor in the School of Education at the University at Albany-SUNY but will be joining the EFA Global Monitoring Report team at an important time. He will begin by leading the preparation of the 2015 EFA Global Monitoring Report which will assess how successful the EFA movement has been since its conception, and identify policies that have boosted progress towards the EFA goals. This assessment will provide evidence-based lessons for the framing of post-2015 education goals and strategies.

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