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Quality Education for Sustainable Development: A priority in achieving sustainability and well-being for all
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan, 2014
This policy brief argues that the foremost priority for educational development should now be on enhancing quality, transcending past objectives focused primarily on access and attainment (i.e. Education For All (EFA) and the Mil...
Challenging Behaviour Unit St Helena: technical review of proposals
R. Lewis / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This report reviews the design and supporting specification for the proposed Challenging Behaviour Unit (CBU) on St Helena, focussing on compliance with building regulations and suitability of the proposals to meet the needs of the pa...
Demographic change, brain drain, and human capital: development potentials in services-driven South Asia
B. Dhar; S. Samanta / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The growing dominance of the service sector in South Asian economies suggests that the development potentials that these economies can realise depend on their ability to get the fast growing younger cohort of their population absorbed...
Community matters: fulfilling learning potentials for young men and women
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
The scale of the youth illiteracy problem calls for critical and targeted responses. It is important to help young people in developing countries gain basic literacy skills so that they can contribute to the development of productive,...
Gender equality matters: empowering women through literacy programmes
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Gender equality is a key principle of the global Education for All (EFA) campaign, which was launched in 2000. As the target date for achieving the EFA goals (2015) approaches, it is critically important efforts intensify to achieve g...
Youth matters: equipping vulnerable young people with literacy and life skills
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Young people who have never been to school or those who have dropped out (or been “pushed out”) are among the most vulnerable. Being excluded from basic education puts a wide range of opportunities beyond their reach. ...
Quality matters: improving the status of literacy teaching personnel
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
If governments are serious about empowering their citizens to become agents of positive social and economic change, they need to make the quality provision of basic literacy skills a priority. As teaching personnel are vital to ensuri...
2nd global report on adult learning and education: rethinking literacy
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2014
The benefits of adult education are uncontested, for individuals and societies as a whole – but this Report shows that gaps remain in reaching many young adults, especially from marginalised groups. It is clear that adult educat...
Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
School-related gender-based violence in the Asia-Pacific region
UNESCO Bangkok, 2014
For some children in Asia-Pacific, particularly girls, the mere walk to school is menacing and comes with the daily threat of violence. Once at school, they might also be subject to physical, psychosocial and sexual abuse – bull...
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Quality Education for Sustainable Development: A priority in achieving sustainability and well-being for all
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan, 2014
This policy brief argues that the foremost priority for educational development should now be on enhancing quality, transcending past objectives focused primarily on access and attainment (i.e. Education For All (EFA) and the Mil...
Challenging Behaviour Unit St Helena: technical review of proposals
R. Lewis / Evidence on Demand, 2014
This report reviews the design and supporting specification for the proposed Challenging Behaviour Unit (CBU) on St Helena, focussing on compliance with building regulations and suitability of the proposals to meet the needs of the pa...
Demographic change, brain drain, and human capital: development potentials in services-driven South Asia
B. Dhar; S. Samanta / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2014
The growing dominance of the service sector in South Asian economies suggests that the development potentials that these economies can realise depend on their ability to get the fast growing younger cohort of their population absorbed...
Community matters: fulfilling learning potentials for young men and women
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
The scale of the youth illiteracy problem calls for critical and targeted responses. It is important to help young people in developing countries gain basic literacy skills so that they can contribute to the development of productive,...
Gender equality matters: empowering women through literacy programmes
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Gender equality is a key principle of the global Education for All (EFA) campaign, which was launched in 2000. As the target date for achieving the EFA goals (2015) approaches, it is critically important efforts intensify to achieve g...
Youth matters: equipping vulnerable young people with literacy and life skills
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Young people who have never been to school or those who have dropped out (or been “pushed out”) are among the most vulnerable. Being excluded from basic education puts a wide range of opportunities beyond their reach. ...
Quality matters: improving the status of literacy teaching personnel
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
If governments are serious about empowering their citizens to become agents of positive social and economic change, they need to make the quality provision of basic literacy skills a priority. As teaching personnel are vital to ensuri...
2nd global report on adult learning and education: rethinking literacy
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2014
The benefits of adult education are uncontested, for individuals and societies as a whole – but this Report shows that gaps remain in reaching many young adults, especially from marginalised groups. It is clear that adult educat...
Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
School-related gender-based violence in the Asia-Pacific region
UNESCO Bangkok, 2014
For some children in Asia-Pacific, particularly girls, the mere walk to school is menacing and comes with the daily threat of violence. Once at school, they might also be subject to physical, psychosocial and sexual abuse – bull...
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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)
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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.
Centre for International Education, University of Sussex (CIE)
The Centre for International Education (CIE) provides a focal point for work on education and development in low-income countries.
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs is a research institute that produces high quality, topical information on international relations and the EU.
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