The Technical Cooperation Group on the Indicators for SDG 4 – Education 2030 (TCG) serves as a platform to discuss and develop the indicators used for monitoring the Education 2030 targets in an open, inclusive and transparent manner.

TCG is composed of a maximum of 35 regionally-representative members from Member States, international partners, and civil societies, and the Education 2030 Steering Committee.  The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) hosts its Secretariat and is co-chaired by Silvia Montoya, Director of UIS, and Manos Antoninis, Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEMR).

COVID-19 Response Strategy

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Social impact bonds to measure progress towards the global education goal, 

A joint collaboration between Luis Crouch at RTI International and Silvia Montoya, UNESCO Institute for Statistics

TCG e-Newsletter April 2020

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The complete list of SDG 4 indicators includes the current set of 11 global and 32 thematic indicators agreed upon by the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) and the TCG respectively for the follow-up and review of the SDG4 - Education 2030 Agenda.

To access tools to monitor the SDG 4 targets, visit the SDG 4 Toolkit.

Partnerships to implement the SDG 4 Education 2030 Indicator Framework

The Education 2030 Framework for Action mandates the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) to work with partner organizations and experts on the development of indicators, statistical approaches and monitoring tools to assess progress towards SDG 4.


The Global Coalition for Education Data (GCED) is a joint effort by countries, development partners, civil society and academia to strengthen national education systems, improve the quality of education data and build capacity to track progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global Coalition for Education Data: Concept Note

SDG 4 Country Profiles

The SDG 4 Country Profiles, designed specifically for Member States, present quick facts and the latest available SDG 4 global indicators in charts and graphs that are easy to understand.