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Children’s involvement in small business: does it build youth entrepreneurship?
R. Mnenwa; E. Maliti / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2010
The increasing involvement of children in small businesses1 in Tanzania has raised concerns over the effects of child work, not only on the development of children’s intellectual capacity, but also on their future entrepreneuria...
2016: The year of Engaging Men and Boys in stopping gender-based violence | Policy and research from CARE Insights
CARE International, 2015
This policy brief outlines how the NGO CARE International has developed programmes to engage men and boys for over 15 years with the aim of achieving gender equality. It draws on evidence from the curriculum-based approach developed i...
Mozambique service delivery indicators for education
World Bank, 2015
Mozambique is poised to meet the Millennium Development Goal of 100 per cent primary education enrollment. The achievement will have limited impact if the quality of the education that pupils have access to is lacking. Education quali...
Helpdesk report: DFID professional development
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
This helpdesk provides an overview of the literature that focuses on professional development and capacity building. It specifically seeks to explore the evidence on how best to deliver effective professional development and training ...
What makes firm-based vocational training schemes successful? The role of commitment
C. Dustmann; U. Schönberg 2012
This document focuses on possible market failure in the firm-based vocational training market. It considers that training requirements may be complex. If this is the case, they will be unlikely to be specified in a legally enforceable...
Industrial policy in Ethiopia
T. Altenburg / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2010
This report assesses industrial policy in Ethiopia. Industrial policy is a contested issue, especially for low-income countries. Proactive policies are required to make the transition from low-productivity resourced-based societies wi...
Labor market policy research for developing countries: recent examples from the literature – what do we know and what should we know?
M.L.S. Puerta / World Bank, 2010
This paper is focused on research in developing countries into labour market institutions, behaviour and policies. Theoretical and empirical implications of employment protection legislation on labour outcomes are analysed. Iss...
Globalisation and internationalisation of higher education
H. de Wit 2011
This paper introduces an online monograph that deals with internationalisation and globalisation in higher education. The monograph, made up of five papers, examines some of a broad range of aspects related to this...
Past and current experiences of higher education partnership approaches within the wider context of development cooperation with Africa
P. McEvoy 2013
This article traces how changes in international development policy and practice over time and across different donor organisations have influenced Ireland’s stance on the inclusion of higher education a...
Education and conflict recovery: the case of Timor Leste
P. Justino; M. Leone / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2011
The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and...
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Children’s involvement in small business: does it build youth entrepreneurship?
R. Mnenwa; E. Maliti / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2010
The increasing involvement of children in small businesses1 in Tanzania has raised concerns over the effects of child work, not only on the development of children’s intellectual capacity, but also on their future entrepreneuria...
2016: The year of Engaging Men and Boys in stopping gender-based violence | Policy and research from CARE Insights
CARE International, 2015
This policy brief outlines how the NGO CARE International has developed programmes to engage men and boys for over 15 years with the aim of achieving gender equality. It draws on evidence from the curriculum-based approach developed i...
Mozambique service delivery indicators for education
World Bank, 2015
Mozambique is poised to meet the Millennium Development Goal of 100 per cent primary education enrollment. The achievement will have limited impact if the quality of the education that pupils have access to is lacking. Education quali...
Helpdesk report: DFID professional development
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
This helpdesk provides an overview of the literature that focuses on professional development and capacity building. It specifically seeks to explore the evidence on how best to deliver effective professional development and training ...
What makes firm-based vocational training schemes successful? The role of commitment
C. Dustmann; U. Schönberg 2012
This document focuses on possible market failure in the firm-based vocational training market. It considers that training requirements may be complex. If this is the case, they will be unlikely to be specified in a legally enforceable...
Industrial policy in Ethiopia
T. Altenburg / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2010
This report assesses industrial policy in Ethiopia. Industrial policy is a contested issue, especially for low-income countries. Proactive policies are required to make the transition from low-productivity resourced-based societies wi...
Labor market policy research for developing countries: recent examples from the literature – what do we know and what should we know?
M.L.S. Puerta / World Bank, 2010
This paper is focused on research in developing countries into labour market institutions, behaviour and policies. Theoretical and empirical implications of employment protection legislation on labour outcomes are analysed. Iss...
Globalisation and internationalisation of higher education
H. de Wit 2011
This paper introduces an online monograph that deals with internationalisation and globalisation in higher education. The monograph, made up of five papers, examines some of a broad range of aspects related to this...
Past and current experiences of higher education partnership approaches within the wider context of development cooperation with Africa
P. McEvoy 2013
This article traces how changes in international development policy and practice over time and across different donor organisations have influenced Ireland’s stance on the inclusion of higher education a...
Education and conflict recovery: the case of Timor Leste
P. Justino; M. Leone / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2011
The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and...
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Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET)
The Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET) focuses on diverse areas of research, including differentiation, higher education and democracy, higher education and development, governance, knowledge production, post-secondary education and university engagement.
University of Zimbabwe (UZ)
The University of Zimbabwe is the oldest University in Zimbabwe which is involved in teaching and research and offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in various disciplines which include arts, agriculture, law, medicine, social studies, science, engineering, education, commerce and veterinary sciences. The rigorous academic standards and high quality research output demanded by the University o...
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF)
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) aims to provide quality skills and vocational training opportunities to the poor and vulnerable populations of the fourteen target districts of Punjab in order to improve livelihood prospects for them. PSDF initiated its operations for the residents of four districts of southern Punjab i.e Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh and Lodhran. In 2013, PSDF’s geo...
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...
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