Education Assessment (LLECE)

A quality education is a fundamental right. To ensure it, UNESCO’s Member States have designated the Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE) as a key instrument to monitor and follow-up the Education 2030 Agenda Frame of Action and Sustainable Development Goal 4.

LLECE, which is seated in the Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, works to contribute to the new challenges that this agenda poses, developing research, organizing technical debates and developing other initiatives that contribute to analyze the Education 2030 global agenda, with an integral focus on the quality of education and on ways to evaluate it.


Our work

Research. Development of knowledge that contributes to decision-making to improve the quality and equity of assessment systems.
Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (SERCE, applied in 2006)
TERCE, 2013 | SERCE, 2006 | PERCE, 1996 | Databases

Dissemination and promotion. To disseminate LLECE’s work, while promoting research in education quality and assessment.

Developing local capacities in education assessment. Training specialists.

South-South cooperation. Sharing resources, technical capacities, and technology. Exchanging knowledge between countries and international organizations.

Latest news

25.10.2018
Organismos del Estado panameño y la UNESCO promovieron el mejoramiento de la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de las ciencias en evento internacional
En el marco del Foro Abierto de Ciencias de América Latina y el Caribe (CILAC 2018), espacio regional de debate e intercambio sobre la enseñanza de las ciencias, se realizó el taller “La Nueva Visión del Análisis Curricular en Ciencias y sus Desafíos”, organizado por la UNESCO junto al Ministerio de Educación y la Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENACYT) de Panamá.



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