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Review and Assessment of Programs Offered by State Universities and Colleges
R. G. Manasan; D. K. C. Parel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
The importance of tertiary education in promoting human development and improving the economy`s competitiveness has already been realized. However, state universities and colleges (SUCs) have always faced issues such as the quality of...
Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model
R. Bhakta / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India 2014
The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has dev...
We all need more education: What can be done to reduce teacher absenteeism
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2009
3ie Brief No. 5, March 2009 Monitoring and financial incentives have been shown to have a significant impact on absenteeism, whereas local monitoring of attendance has failed to have such an impact. However, more evidence is re...
Who Benefits from the Food-for-School Program and Tindahan Natin Program: Lessons in Targeting
R. G. Manasan; J. S. Cuenca / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
The prevalence of hunger in the Philippines prompted the government to launch its hunger mitigation initiative in November 2005. Such initiative consisted of two programs: the Food-for-School Program (FSP) and the Tindahan Natin Progr...
Food for thought: Are school feeding programmes effective in improving educational outcomes?
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2009
3ie Brief No. 7, March 2009 Existing evidence: School feeding leads to better educational outcomes, though results are more positive for school enrolment and attendance than for cognitive performance.
Assessment of Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAP) Policies, Procedures, and Control Mechanisms
R. Halili / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
This study examines the existing design and processes of student grants and loans and identifies the strengths and weaknesses on the control mechanism of student grants. A look into the present procedures and control mechanisms of pol...
Industry-Academe Collaboration for Research and Development
R. B. Vea / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
Four forms of industry-academe linkage activities involve the sharing of economic value arising out of the generation of intellectual property: collaborative research and development (R&D), commissioned research, technology licens...
Schooling Outcomes in the Philippines, 1988– 2008: Impacts of Changes in Household Income and the Implementation of the Free Public Secondary Education Act
L. D. Revilla / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
In the Philippines, no assessment has been done yet on the impacts of changes in household income and the free public secondary education act (Republic Act 6655) on the outcomes of education. Thus, this paper inquires on the impacts o...
Millennium Development Goals Scenarios to 2015 and Beyond: An Integrated Micro-Macro Modelling Approach
R. M. Briones / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
The Philippines has made considerable progress in attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). However, achieving all the targets remains a daunting challenge, with goals for poverty, education, and maternal mortality unlikely t...
Funds Flow and Financial Control Analysis of the Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAP)
V. Catibog / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
This study presents the scholarship, grant-in-aid, and student loans (SGIAL) funds flow and its financial flow analysis and assesses the weaknesses and strengths of the SGIAL financial process. Some findings from the study show that t...
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Funds Flow and Financial Control Analysis of the Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAP)
V. Catibog / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
This study presents the scholarship, grant-in-aid, and student loans (SGIAL) funds flow and its financial flow analysis and assesses the weaknesses and strengths of the SGIAL financial process. Some findings from the study show that t...
Does parental education affect the impact of provision of health care on health status of children? Evidence from India
R. Bhakta; A. Ganesh-Kumar / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India 2014
Provision of health care facilities does not necessarily imply that individuals are making use of those facilities. The objective of the study is to analyse the impact of provision of health care facilities on child health status taki...
Trends and differentials in Jordanian marriage behavior: marriage timing, spousal characteristics, household structure and matrimonial expenditures
R. Salem / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
In recent decades, Jordanian society has undergone dramatic change in the realm of marriage and the family. This paper employs the 2010 Jordan Labour Market Panel Survey to analyse patterns in marriage behaviour over time and across s...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Youth Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme 2013
This National consultation report highlights the issues and concerns of Indian youth.  The issues and concerns of the youth were treated holistically and therefore self-reflection and sharing of personal experiences were key proc...
The impact of remittances on education in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon
J. Chaaban; W. Mansour / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is witnessing the migration of its most educated labour that is seeking higher returns to compensate their households' initial investment in education. This paper uses micro data from thr...
Residential schooling strategies: impact on girl’s education and empowerment
Knowledge Partnership Programme 2014
Although there is no definite policy on residential schooling in general or for girls in particular, several residential schooling strategies exist for girls in the public school system in India. There also exist certain small-scale r...
Equality of opportunity in educational achievement in the Middle East and North Africa
D.S. Isfahani; N.B. Hassine; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
This paper is an empirical investigation of inequality of education opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The paper uses student scores from tests for a number of MENA countries to estimate the effect of circumstan...
The school-to-work transition of Jordanian youth
M. Amer / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
This paper aims at better understanding the school-to-work transition among the Jordanian youth using the recent Jordan Labour Market Panel Survey 2010 dataset. The paper present a dynamic analysis of the Jordanian labour market, foll...
An applied endogenous growth model with human and knowledge capital accumulation for the Turkish economy
E. Voyvoda; E. Yeldan / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
The main objective of this paper is to investigate and assess the interactions between knowledge driven growth, acquisition of human capital, and the role of strategic public policy for the Turkish economy. The paper presents a model ...
Coping with unintended pregnancies: Narratives from adolescents in Nairobi’s slums
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya 2014
In Kenya, an estimated 43% of births among women aged 15-49 years are unintended. Early sexual initiation exposes young people to greater risk of unintended pregnancies high level of unintended pregnancy in Kenya is associated with lo...
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Key Data on Education, UNESCO
CDROM containing a range of directory, bibliographical and statistical data produced by UNESCO, including: (a) Statistics on education: keyword searchable set of statistical tables (taken from UNESCO Educational Yearbook: note that only some of the tables from the Yearbook are on the disc) (b) Directories of: Ministries of Education; UNESCO technical cooperation projects; innovative education...
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Information services include: (a) WWW server: information on UNESCO, news, publications list, list of databases and software, documentation services, other products. (b) UNESCO Statistical Yearbook: preformatted tables (i.e. not in spreadsheet format) of statistics from this are available on the Unesco WWW (only 11 of the 75 tables in the printed version), and as ascii files on the Key Data on...
Econhist
Discussion of teaching and research in economic history
Econed-l
Discussion list on research in economic education
Edista
Discussion list on distance education, sponsored by the University of Santiago, Chile
Deosnews
Monthly electronic journal complements The American Journal of Distance Education by promoting distance education scholarship, research, and practice. Articles published on DEOSNEWS cover topics, such as: Distance education theory The use of audio, video, and Web-based communications Adult, K-12, corporate, and higher education Course design and development Abstracts...
Deos-l
Discussion list on distance education, sponsored by the American Centre for Study of Distance Education, Pennsylvania State University.
Ded-l
Discussion list on distance education
Cread
CREAD is dedicated to fostering the development of inter-American distance education through inter-institutional cooperation WWW site has information on the organisation Also a related discussion list on distance education in Latin American and the Caribbean (see separate entry)
International Centre for Distance Learning (ICDL)
International Centre for Distance Learning (ICDL) is a documentation centre specialising in collecting and disseminating information on distance education world-wide. ICDL is part of the Open University Institute of Educational Technology. WWW site includes 2 databases (free access), which are also available on CDROM: (a) Distance Learning Institutions and Courses Database: contains informati...
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