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Achievement gap between indigenous and non-indigenous children in Peru: an analysis of Young Lives survey data
I. Arteaga; P. Glewwe / Young Lives, 2014
In Peru, indigenous children obtain lower scores on academic tests, on average, than non-indigenous children. In this study, we investigate whether a test score achievement gap is found by the age of 5 and whether this gap increases b...
Changing schools in Andhra Pradesh: the experiences of children and their caregivers
U. Vennam; A. Komanduri; U. Duggani / Young Lives, 2014
Moving from one school to another is a significant event for children, marked by new experiences and challenges. Changing schools can be difficult in terms of the curriculum, language, physical facilities in the school, change of frie...
Findings on the worst forms of child labor 2013
2014
The existence of child labour, particularly in its worst forms, often involves violations of laws and regulations, including serious criminal violations.  This report focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary count...
The role of education in responding to natural disasters
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
The role for education in natural disaster management that appeared most frequently in the literature is teaching children risk reduction and management material. Children often spread learning to their families and communities and ma...
Third party verification of the delivery of education goods and services
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
This Helpdesk query report looks at what evidence exists about the effectiveness of third party verification of the delivery of education goods and services (especially textbooks), and also under what circumstances and in what ways ca...
Time taken for inputs into education or policy reform to affect learning outcomes
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
It is difficult to assess the time it takes for inputs into education or education policy reforms to affect learning outcomes. Attributing changes in results to system-wide reforms can be complex when there are many different programm...
Universal design of schools and classrooms
L Bolton / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
This document provides a review of the literature on the issues of universal design of schools and classrooms. Specifically, it answers the question: What evidence exists to support investment in universal design of schools and&n...
Violence and sexual abuse in schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
This Helpdesk report includes statistics and reports on sexual abuse and violence in schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The first section of the report covers UN Security Council Reports including statistics on attacks. The next two...
Voice and Accountability in the Education Sector
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
This report is on evidence of effective voice and accountability interventions in the education sector. Some of the main findings include: School Management Committee (SMCs) and Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs): ...
What education policies work best to increase student learning? Lessons from three recent reviews of the evidence
P. Glewwe / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
The focus of education policy in developing countries, and of bilateral and multilateral assistance to those countries, should be on increasing student learning. Unfortunately, there is at best incomplete evidence on which education p...
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Achievement gap between indigenous and non-indigenous children in Peru: an analysis of Young Lives survey data
I. Arteaga; P. Glewwe / Young Lives, 2014
In Peru, indigenous children obtain lower scores on academic tests, on average, than non-indigenous children. In this study, we investigate whether a test score achievement gap is found by the age of 5 and whether this gap increases b...
Changing schools in Andhra Pradesh: the experiences of children and their caregivers
U. Vennam; A. Komanduri; U. Duggani / Young Lives, 2014
Moving from one school to another is a significant event for children, marked by new experiences and challenges. Changing schools can be difficult in terms of the curriculum, language, physical facilities in the school, change of frie...
Findings on the worst forms of child labor 2013
2014
The existence of child labour, particularly in its worst forms, often involves violations of laws and regulations, including serious criminal violations.  This report focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary count...
The role of education in responding to natural disasters
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
The role for education in natural disaster management that appeared most frequently in the literature is teaching children risk reduction and management material. Children often spread learning to their families and communities and ma...
Third party verification of the delivery of education goods and services
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
This Helpdesk query report looks at what evidence exists about the effectiveness of third party verification of the delivery of education goods and services (especially textbooks), and also under what circumstances and in what ways ca...
Time taken for inputs into education or policy reform to affect learning outcomes
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
It is difficult to assess the time it takes for inputs into education or education policy reforms to affect learning outcomes. Attributing changes in results to system-wide reforms can be complex when there are many different programm...
Universal design of schools and classrooms
L Bolton / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
This document provides a review of the literature on the issues of universal design of schools and classrooms. Specifically, it answers the question: What evidence exists to support investment in universal design of schools and&n...
Violence and sexual abuse in schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
This Helpdesk report includes statistics and reports on sexual abuse and violence in schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The first section of the report covers UN Security Council Reports including statistics on attacks. The next two...
Voice and Accountability in the Education Sector
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
This report is on evidence of effective voice and accountability interventions in the education sector. Some of the main findings include: School Management Committee (SMCs) and Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs): ...
What education policies work best to increase student learning? Lessons from three recent reviews of the evidence
P. Glewwe / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2013
The focus of education policy in developing countries, and of bilateral and multilateral assistance to those countries, should be on increasing student learning. Unfortunately, there is at best incomplete evidence on which education p...
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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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