The deadline for applying for this fellowship is 28TH September 2018.

The Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report is an annual report that monitors progress in education.

The objectives of the GEM report fellowship program are to:

-Strengthen the evidence base on education in emerging economies.

-Build research capacity in education.

-Reinforce the links between research, policy and practice in education.

Therefore the fellowship is open to individuals who have research skills and share a commitment to provide more people with better educational opportunities.

The GEM Report Fellowship program will support academic researchers and research oriented policy makers to carry out studies in the area of international and comparative education.

The fellowship will last between 6 months to 1 year depending on the work to be carried out with one month spent in Paris.

Recipients of the fellowship will be able to work with the team of GEM Report.

The recipients will also be able to build new skills and share knowledge and experience.

A stipend of up to US$25,000 for the duration of the fellowship and travel costs will be given to successful applicants of the fellowship.

A desk and a computer at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris will be given to the participants during their stay at the GEM Report team office.


-An advanced university degree in education, sociology, economics, political science, psychology, demography, statistics, psychometrics or other related fields.

-Proven experience in policy analysis.

-Experience with education systems in low, middle or high income countries.

-Knowledge and proven experience in the application of statistical techniques such as SPSS,STATA or SAS involving large scale survey data.

-Fluency either in English or French.


Applicants should provide the following and email to l.loupis@unesco.org :

-CV in UNESCO format.

-1 page with proposal which has a maximum of 5 pages or 2500 words with these information:

1.Aim of the project.

2.Relevance to the GEM Report.

3.Proposed data and methodology.

4.Timeline and resources.

Any questions can be channeled to gemreport@unesco.org