How to leverage current initiatives: National Education Accounts, Public Expenditure Reviews, BOOST, Education Country Status Reports and the UIS-UOE data collection
For effective education sector planning and monitoring, it is essential to know how much is spent in the area and how resources are used. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 is intended to “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”. While there are no specific targets for financing education, it will be necessary to monitor whether sufficient resources are spent in order to reach the goal and targets, and whether they are allocated equitably and effectively within education systems.
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