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EI Briefing Note on Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA)

published 16 November 2015 updated 16 November 2015

The note briefly explains how EGRA work, outlines its pros and cons as an assessment tool and EI's specific concerns about EGRA's use - and misuse -, in particular as a global monitoring indicator in the frame of the Education 2030 Agenda. The paper also invites EI affiliates to play an active role in monitoring and acting on developments related to EGRA in their respectives countries and sectors.

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