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Low social and political returns to education in the Arab World
I. Diwan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The policy discussion in the Arab world has rarely focused on the social and political returns of education, areas of keen interest in more democratic countries. This is unfortunate. The evidence uncovered in the author's rece...
A Moving Issue: Children and young people’s transport and mobility constraints in Africa
Kate Czuczman (ed) / International Forum for Rural Transport and Development 2010
Children and young people are rarely at the forefront of transport studies, despite the fact that their ability to access health and educational facilities is crucial to the achievement of internatioanl development goals. To address t...
Adolescent girls in Egypt
2016
Girls under age 20—around 19 million of them—make up one-fifth of Egypt’s population.1 In 2015, about 8 million of these girls were adolescents between ages 10 and 19. According to the latest projections from the United...
The state of the World's children 2016: a fair chance for every child
United Nations Children's Fund 2016
Every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life. Yet, around the world, millions of children are denied a fair chance for no reason other ...
Beneficial effects of 12-week OM chanting on memory in school children
World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016
Pranayama is a yogic practice where the subject prolongs and controls the breath, which helps to bring the conscious awareness in breathing; to reshape breathing habits and patterns. OM is one of the fundamental symbols used in the yo...
Mobilising a response to HIV, gender, youth and gender-based violence in South Africa: a toolkit for trainers and programme implementers
US Agency for International Development 2015
This toolkit was produced as part of the Sexual HIV Prevention Project (SHIPP) to support in-house training on gender, HIV, youth, and community mobilisation for programme implementers working on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) pr...
Zambia's Child Grant Program: 48-month impact report
American Institutes for Research 2016
In 2010, the government of the Republic of Zambia, through the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health (MCD MCH), began implementing the Child Grant cash transfer program (CGP) in three districts: Kaputa, Kalabo, an...
How politics shapes the quality of education in Ghana
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
Ghana is characterised as a ‘competitive clientelist’ type of political settlement, in which two parties – the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) – have consistently challe...
University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB)
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula, through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University, with multiple research opportunities for its faculty...
Education aspirations among young people in Peru and their perceptions of barriers to higher education
Young Lives 2016
Results from the Young Lives survey show the existence of a gap between young people’s aspirations for higher education and their actual chances of accessing this level of education. This paper uses qualitative information from Y...
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Beneficial effects of 12-week OM chanting on memory in school children
World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2016
Pranayama is a yogic practice where the subject prolongs and controls the breath, which helps to bring the conscious awareness in breathing; to reshape breathing habits and patterns. OM is one of the fundamental symbols used in the yo...
Mobilising a response to HIV, gender, youth and gender-based violence in South Africa: a toolkit for trainers and programme implementers
US Agency for International Development 2015
This toolkit was produced as part of the Sexual HIV Prevention Project (SHIPP) to support in-house training on gender, HIV, youth, and community mobilisation for programme implementers working on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) pr...
Zambia's Child Grant Program: 48-month impact report
American Institutes for Research 2016
In 2010, the government of the Republic of Zambia, through the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health (MCD MCH), began implementing the Child Grant cash transfer program (CGP) in three districts: Kaputa, Kalabo, an...
How politics shapes the quality of education in Ghana
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2016
Ghana is characterised as a ‘competitive clientelist’ type of political settlement, in which two parties – the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) – have consistently challe...
Education aspirations among young people in Peru and their perceptions of barriers to higher education
Young Lives 2016
Results from the Young Lives survey show the existence of a gap between young people’s aspirations for higher education and their actual chances of accessing this level of education. This paper uses qualitative information from Y...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Language, education, and citizenship in Africa
E.A. Albaugh / Afrobarometer 2016
African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some...
Sharing of social sectors experiences in IBSA: assessment of initiatives and way forward
B. Pandey / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The establishment of the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Cooperation Forum (IBSA), formalised by the Brasilia Declaration in 2003 is a distinctive international trilateral development initiative to promote South- South cooperatio...
From Insult to Inclusion: Asia-Pacific report on school bullying, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity
UNESCO Bangkok 2016
This report presents a comprehensive regional review focusing specifically on the issue of bullying, violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE). The report details the extent of t...
The role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected situations
R. Holmes / UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2010
This background paper examines the role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected contexts. It looks at the impact, design and implementation issues of social protection programme experience in ...
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The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
The purpose of the research carried out by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs  is to produce focused information of a high standard for use by the academic community and decision-makers and in public debate. The Institute maintains active international contacts in its activities and its researchers participate in public debate by writing articles for newsp...
London School of Economics (LSE)
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the university has an outstanding reputation for academic excel...
ephemera
The independent journal, ephemera, encourages contributions that explicitly engage with theoretical and conceptual understandings of organisational issues, processes and life. The journal counters the current hegemonisation of social theory and operates at the borders of organisation studies in that it continuously seeks to question what organisation studies is and what it can become.
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) formerly known as Centre for Spatial Database Management and Solutions, is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), located at Noida, near India’s capital city of New Delhi. CSDMS is committed to advocacy and developing solutions for under-privileged societies through the use of innovative and effective Information and Commun...
Distance Learning For Development (DL4D)
The Distance Learning for Development (DL4D) website provides information on over 140 high-quality postgraduate courses on international development from the University of London. Courses involve up to 240 hours of study and are delivered using a range of media, including online learning, CD-Roms, and print-based materials. They are stand-alone courses, but can also be used towards acquiring high...
UNICEF Bangladesh
The UNICEF Bangladesh country office work in partnership with government ministries, non-government organisations, UN agencies and a wide range of donors in order to solve the problems facing children in Bangladesh. Specifically, UNICEF Bangladesh works on: education health and nutrition protection...
Global Health Promotion
Global Health Promotion, is the official publication of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). It is a multilingual journal, which publishes authoritative peer-reviewed articles and practical information for a world-wide audience of professionals interested in health promotion and health education. The title was formerly known as Promotion & Education.
Inclusive education, UNESCO
This is the website for the Inclusive Education section of UNESCO.  It provides access to sections on concepts, action areas, guidelines for inclusive education, EFA Flagship, and a selection of online materials.  Users can browse by region as well, and there is a list of recent news on the home page.
Languages in education, UNESCO
This is the website of the Languages in Education section of UNESCO.  UNESCO promotes multilingual approaches in education - an important factor in inclusion – along with mother tongue instruction in the initial years of school, which has a positive impact on learning and learning outcomes. The organisation also provides normative frameworks for language policy and education and shares...
Centre for Education Research and Training (University of Malawi) (CERT)
The functions of CERT include: initiating and carrying out research on behalf of the Ministry of Education, cooperating partners and non-governmental organisations interested in education and related fields providing training through collaborative research in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, report writing, simulation models, data analysis and p...
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