Call for Proposal: Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report – Spotlight Report Series on Africa

The Global Education Monitoring  (GEM) Report has introduced a regional report series, which explores the theme of the global report in a particular region through partnerships. In the case of sub-Saharan Africa, the GEM Report is proposing an adaptation of the regional report concept, the Spotlight report series, which will focus on the theme of universal basic education completion and achievement of foundational learning skills. 

The Spotlight series is a new partnership between the GEM Report and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA). It will conduct new analysis on the current situation and on the steps taken towards universal basic education completion and foundational learning in Africa to ensure this issue is on top of national and continental policy makers’ agendas. Over the next three years, the Spotlight series will cover a dozen countries per year: of these, four focus countries (one per region: West, Central, South and East) will be covered in-depth, while eight countries (two per region) will offer additional insights.

The GEM Report has put out a request for proposals for the following countries:

The objective of this work is to:

  • Engage in consultations;
  • Collect data and other evidence;
  • Undertake fieldwork research; and
  • Produce a brief and accessible report on progress towards universal basic education completion and foundational learning outcomes in specified country.

Your proposal should be submitted by e-mail no later than close of business (18:00 Central European time) on 17 May 2021. E-mail proposals should not exceed 5MB.

The e-mail should be addressed to [email protected]. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their proposal is received by the deadline.

Thank you for your interest in this UNESCO assignment; and we look forward to receiving your proposal.