FEEDBACK
Jump to content

How to invest in education in fragile states?

Recommended reading

Co-ordinating education during emergencies and reconstruction: challenges and responsibilities
M. Sommers / Education Sector, UNESCO 2004
This book explores co-ordination of education delivery in and after emergencies. It discusses the reasons why humanitarian and United Nations agencies frequently fail to coordinate with one another or with the governments of countries...
Nigeria: study of non-state providers of basic services
G. Larbi / International Development Department, University of Birmingham 2004
This paper looks at the service delivery of health, urban water and education by non-state providers (NSPs) in Nigeria. Each sector study focused on three broad forms of government (or civil society) intervention or action: di...
Approaches to improving the delivery of social services in difficult environments
C. Berry; A. Forder; S. Sultan; M. Moreno-Torres / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004
This working paper, produced by the Poverty Reduction in Difficult Environments Team in the UK Department for International Development, explores the challenges of service delivery in difficult environments (SDDE) for external actors....
Guidelines for education in situations of emergency and crisis: EFA strategic planning
K. Bensalah / UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2002
This guideline presents a strategy for education in emergencies. It looks at emergencies that have already happened and at preparedness planning for emergencies that might happen in the future. It is aimed at the rehabilitation and re...
Service delivery in a difficult environment: the child-friendly community initiative in Sudan
M. Moreno-Torres / Department for International Development, UK 2005
This report, published by the Department for International Development (DFID), sets out the main findings and conclusions of a study of the UNICEF-sponsored Child-Friendly Community Initiative (CFCI) in Sudan. It examines the effectiv...
Education in fragile states: capturing lessons and identifying good practice
P. Rose; M. Greeley / Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies 2006
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) categorises fragile states as follows: deterioration (conflict/risk of conflict; declining capacity and/or will) arrested development (lack of will; moderate or ...
Last in line, last in school. How donors are failing children in conflict-affected fragile states
J. Dolan; V. Perry / International Save the Children Alliance 2007
Conflict-affected fragile states (CAFS) are home to half of the world’s out-of-school population – 39 million children – yet receive only one fifth of total education aid. This paper argues that, although internation...
DFID: aid, education and conflict-affected countries
Save the Children Fund 2006
How does the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID) support to education in conflict-affected fragile states (CAFS) compare to their support to education in other developing countries? This briefing paper examines t...
Principles for good international engagement in fragile states & situations
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007
This paper, published by the OECD, outlines a set of ten principles adopted by OECD Ministers in 2007, which it suggests international agencies should share in order to help maximise the positive impact of their en...
Aid to fragile states: do donors help or hinder?
S. Browne / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2007
This paper examines the relationship between state failure and development assistance. It begins by looking at poor development performance as a criterion for state failure and then examines common causes why states fail, looking in p...
'Formal' versus 'non-formal' basic education: prioritising alternative approaches in fragile states
H. Smith / CfBT Education Trust 2007
The education system in Somaliland is in the process of being re-established and developed following the destruction of the civil war. Partly because of the nomadic lifestyle, enrolment rates are very low and with its current resource...
The 'education that protects' project: the 'education and fragility barometer': an early warning tool to aid conflict prevention
CfBT Education Trust 2007
Schools are often targeted in war and can sometimes also be contributors to conflict by aiding recruitment or acting as locations for ideological indoctrination. The 'Education that Protects' Project seeks to provide a mechanism to co...
Education and financing strategies for fragile states
Education for All Fast Track Initiative, World Bank 2007
On March 11, 2008, a working session group representing governments, donor agencies, multilateral organizations, and NGOs was hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC to discuss a set of recommendations for develop...