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Making the grade: understanding what works for teaching literacy in rural Uganda
J.T. Kerwin; R. Thornton / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2015
This paper evaluates an early primary literacy program in Northern Uganda. Through a randomised experiment , the  authors measure the effects of the literacy program as implemented by the organisation that developed it. They comp...
Inequality of opportunities of educational achievement in Turkey over time
A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study investigates inequality of opportunity in educational achievements in Turkey over time. For this purpose, the author uses test scores of PISA in mathematics, science and reading achievement of 15-year-olds over the period 2...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
#CSW59: What is the most important woman's right?
Campaign Life Coalition 2015
Between March 9-20, 2015, thousands of women and men from around the world travelled to New York to attend the 59th session on the Commission of the Status of women (CSW59), and commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Pla...
Topic guide: education, climate and environment
N. Blum / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This Topic Guide provides expert knowledge on the relationship between education, climate and environment. In particular, it outlines: risk: The risks and opportunities posed by environmental and climatic factors on edu...
Wage inequality and returns to education in Turkey: a quantile regression analysis
A. Tansel; F. Bircan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
An increase in wage inequality implies polarisation in the welfare distribution in the society. This paper studies male wages inequality and their relation to education from 1994 to 2002 in Turkey, using quantile regression model. ...
Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want
N Abdulmelik (ed) 2013
In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, ...
Helpdesk Report: Short distance learning courses on development and nutrition
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
The University of London and the Open University are the main two academic institutions in the UK that run short, distance learning courses in development. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), an institut...
Helpdesk Report: Comparisons of outcomes of formal primary schooling and non - formal education in Asia
J. Pennells / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
This Helpdesk response includes articles on education in Asia. Substantial evidence is lacking on the comparable effectiveness of non formal education versus formal primary schooling in terms of the learning achievements, employment o...
Helpdesk Report: How holistic water, sanitation, health and hygiene promotion investments represent value for money and represent positive effects on attendance, retention and learning
Department for International Development, UK, 2010
The multiple ways in which water, sanitation, and hygiene education in schools (WASH in Schools) contributes toward education – including attendance, retention and learning – is fairly well documented. When children have a...
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Items 1 to 10 of 2006

Making the grade: understanding what works for teaching literacy in rural Uganda
J.T. Kerwin; R. Thornton / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2015
This paper evaluates an early primary literacy program in Northern Uganda. Through a randomised experiment , the  authors measure the effects of the literacy program as implemented by the organisation that developed it. They comp...
Inequality of opportunities of educational achievement in Turkey over time
A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study investigates inequality of opportunity in educational achievements in Turkey over time. For this purpose, the author uses test scores of PISA in mathematics, science and reading achievement of 15-year-olds over the period 2...
#CSW59: What is the most important woman's right?
Campaign Life Coalition 2015
Between March 9-20, 2015, thousands of women and men from around the world travelled to New York to attend the 59th session on the Commission of the Status of women (CSW59), and commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Pla...
Topic guide: education, climate and environment
N. Blum / Evidence on Demand, 2015
This Topic Guide provides expert knowledge on the relationship between education, climate and environment. In particular, it outlines: risk: The risks and opportunities posed by environmental and climatic factors on edu...
Wage inequality and returns to education in Turkey: a quantile regression analysis
A. Tansel; F. Bircan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
An increase in wage inequality implies polarisation in the welfare distribution in the society. This paper studies male wages inequality and their relation to education from 1994 to 2002 in Turkey, using quantile regression model. ...
Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want
N Abdulmelik (ed) 2013
In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, ...
Helpdesk Report: Short distance learning courses on development and nutrition
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
The University of London and the Open University are the main two academic institutions in the UK that run short, distance learning courses in development. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), an institut...
Helpdesk Report: Comparisons of outcomes of formal primary schooling and non - formal education in Asia
J. Pennells / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
This Helpdesk response includes articles on education in Asia. Substantial evidence is lacking on the comparable effectiveness of non formal education versus formal primary schooling in terms of the learning achievements, employment o...
Helpdesk Report: How holistic water, sanitation, health and hygiene promotion investments represent value for money and represent positive effects on attendance, retention and learning
Department for International Development, UK, 2010
The multiple ways in which water, sanitation, and hygiene education in schools (WASH in Schools) contributes toward education – including attendance, retention and learning – is fairly well documented. When children have a...
Helpdesk Report: Innovations in education systems and delivery
A. Nedelcu / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
There is a significant body of evidence showing the efforts of educational institutes all over the world to innovate their educational systems in order to extend services, improve performance and communication flows, and to reduce cos...
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American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Virtual research organisation
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET)
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET) is an international academic journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of information and education technology. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Information and Education Technology. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of t...
Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE)
The Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE) was founded in 2005, with the aim to develop academic standards and environment personnel. It showcases the academic outcomes and cooperation of Thai institutes offering courses on the environment. So far more than 15 Thai universities have contributed to its activities, including: developing the Thai Qual...
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team (HEART)
Evidence and expert advice in international development, health, nutrition and education.
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
UNESCO-IHE is an international institute for water education.
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