The IBE is a leading UNESCO Institute in the field of curriculum, valued both for its specialist knowledge, expertise and networks, and for providing curriculum support services that include up-to-date, evidence based information and technical assistance to UNESCO Member States.   More

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Citizenship education in Latin America: Priorities in school curricula

Available now: IBE Working Papers on Curriculum Issues N°14, June 2014 -  What are the key contents related to democratic life in the curricula of civic and citizenship education in Latin American countries? 


New EFA Global Monitoring report out now

The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. The IBE has contributed to the GMR through a paper presenting the results of a quick mapping of a range of curriculum frameworks, policies and provisions around the world.


IBE statement on learning in the post-2015 education and development agenda

This statement is intended to contribute to the current international debate about education policies, goals and targets in the Post-2015 international development agenda. It was inspired by discussions which emerged from the International Experts’ Meeting on “Key Curricular and Learning Issues in the Post-2015 Education and Development Agenda”.

IBE Brochure and Strategy & Programme of Work 2012-2017

The Strategy and Programme of Work 2012-2017 details the IBE’s vision, mission, goals and strategy in place to contribute to the UNESCO priorities in the domain of education.


The brochure addressing a wider audience concisely presents different services offered by the IBE.



New online catalogue of curriculum-related materials

The IBE Documentation Centre has made its international collection of curriculum-related materials available online. The new interface makes searching easier and faster than before, and gives access to about 1,000 full-text documents. The collection consists of pre-primary, primary and secondary school curricula (including curriculum frameworks) and syllabi from over 80 countries worldwide.