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Where are the poor employed? Profiling the working poor
C.M. Reyes; C.D. Mina / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Inclusive growth is one of the most popular topics nowadays in economic and development discourses about the Philippines partly because it remains an elusive goal for the country. One of the primary reasons for the non-inclusivity of ...
Research briefing: the impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: What lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there is ample evidence of the significant role that education plays on shaping the labour market transition of young people. When comparing Brazil with some countries in the region, the data suggests that the h...
The impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: what lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
C.V. Barría; S. Klase / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Brazil, the National Service for Industrial Training (SENAI) has existed for decades as the main building block of the Brazilian S-system of vocational training. It is a private non-profit organisation, managed and led by industria...
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent - lessons from Ethiopia
World Bank, 2014
Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralised system. That choice is based on...
Empowering women through higher education in Nigeria
M. Fapohunda Tinuke / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2011
Does higher level of education imply greater women empowerment in Nigeria? What factors inhibit women’s participation in higher education in the country? What are the benefits and prospects of women empowerment? This paper has a...
A girl's right to say no to marriage: working to end child marriage and keep girls in school
A. Davis; C. Postles; G. Rosa / Plan International, 2013
One in three girls in the developing world are married by their eighteenth birthday. Despite being prohibited by international human rights, child marriage continues to be a violation of children’s human rights. This report by P...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
Violence against women and girls: addressing violence against women and girls in education programming
Department for International Development, UK, 2014
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is the most widespread form of abuse worldwide, affecting one third of all women in their lifetime. Violence and abuse in education settings violates women and girls’ human rights and can ...
Flexible, Open and Distance Learning: An Enabler or Barrier to Women’s Empowerment through Education and Learning
S. A. Whittington / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
Can flexible, open and distance learning (FODL) deliver education equitably and equally, as well as remove barriers to women’s learning and enhance empowerment, in the Global South? Although most of the early writings...
Interventions to enhance girls' education and gender equality: final report
E. Unterhalter / Institute of Education, University of London, 2014
What is the evidence on the kind of interventions that lead to expansion and improvement in girls’ education? Are they shown to deepen gender equality? 169 studies were reviewed for this study. The results show&nb...
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Where are the poor employed? Profiling the working poor
C.M. Reyes; C.D. Mina / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
Inclusive growth is one of the most popular topics nowadays in economic and development discourses about the Philippines partly because it remains an elusive goal for the country. One of the primary reasons for the non-inclusivity of ...
Research briefing: the impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: What lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there is ample evidence of the significant role that education plays on shaping the labour market transition of young people. When comparing Brazil with some countries in the region, the data suggests that the h...
The impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: what lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
C.V. Barría; S. Klase / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Brazil, the National Service for Industrial Training (SENAI) has existed for decades as the main building block of the Brazilian S-system of vocational training. It is a private non-profit organisation, managed and led by industria...
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent - lessons from Ethiopia
World Bank, 2014
Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralised system. That choice is based on...
Empowering women through higher education in Nigeria
M. Fapohunda Tinuke / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2011
Does higher level of education imply greater women empowerment in Nigeria? What factors inhibit women’s participation in higher education in the country? What are the benefits and prospects of women empowerment? This paper has a...
A girl's right to say no to marriage: working to end child marriage and keep girls in school
A. Davis; C. Postles; G. Rosa / Plan International, 2013
One in three girls in the developing world are married by their eighteenth birthday. Despite being prohibited by international human rights, child marriage continues to be a violation of children’s human rights. This report by P...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
Violence against women and girls: addressing violence against women and girls in education programming
Department for International Development, UK, 2014
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is the most widespread form of abuse worldwide, affecting one third of all women in their lifetime. Violence and abuse in education settings violates women and girls’ human rights and can ...
Flexible, Open and Distance Learning: An Enabler or Barrier to Women’s Empowerment through Education and Learning
S. A. Whittington / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
Can flexible, open and distance learning (FODL) deliver education equitably and equally, as well as remove barriers to women’s learning and enhance empowerment, in the Global South? Although most of the early writings...
Interventions to enhance girls' education and gender equality: final report
E. Unterhalter / Institute of Education, University of London, 2014
What is the evidence on the kind of interventions that lead to expansion and improvement in girls’ education? Are they shown to deepen gender equality? 169 studies were reviewed for this study. The results show&nb...
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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)
HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition and education.  It works together to support the use of evidence and expert advice in policymaking. HEART helps time-pressured decision-makers better understand, interpret and apply health, nutrition and education evidence. It is primarily designed to provide the most relevant evidence to address pa...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
UNESCO-IHE is an international institute for water education.
Centre for Development Finance (CDF)
The Centre for Development Finance focuses on improving the delivery of public goods that contribute to inclusive social and economic opportunity in India.
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