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Capacity development in higher education institutions in developing countries
R. van Deuren 2013
This paper is about capacity development in higher education institutions (HEI) in developing countries. The paper reviews literature in three relevant knowledge domains: capacity building, organisational change and developm...
Education in a changing world, flexibility, skills and employability
Y. Wang / World Bank 2012
New technologies, globalisation, the information revolution, and labor market changes have affected the world economy on an unprecedented scale. As a consequence, the demand for a skilled workforce has increased, world trade and migra...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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 ...
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...
Optimizing learning and education in Africa – the language factor
H. Alidou / Association for the Development of Education in Africa 2006
The document at hand is a stocktaking research that assesses comprehensively the experiences of mother tongue and bilingual education programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. Its overall conclusion can be summarised as 'language is not every...
A quality education for all: a history of the Lao PDR inclusive education project
P. Grimes 2009
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) Inclusive Education (IE) Project is one of the longest running projects of its kind internationally. In May 2009, funding for the project came to an end, bringing to a close a 16 ye...
Improving skills development in the informal sector: strategies for Sub-Saharan Africa
A. Adams; S. Johansson de Silva; S. Razmara / World Bank 2013
This study examines the role played by education and skills development in achieving sub-saharan Africa’s full potential. The study uses household labour force surveys to look at the experience of skills development ...
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Education UK [British Council]
Web site produced by the British Council to help international students interested in studying for a UK course or qualification. Site includes course database, scholarship database, advice on studying and living in UK. If you would like to know more about living and studying in the UK, please contact the staff at your local British Council office.
Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Pakistan (AKU-IED)
Works for the development of educational systems in the developing world, particularly Pakistan. Its main focus is on improving the performance of teachers and education managers through professional development. It offers a series of professional development programmes for educators, including short courses and a Master of Education course, and plans to offer a PhD programme for educational resea...
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) was established in 1965 as an autonomous body within the United Nations with the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the Organization through appropriate training and research. UNITAR has the following functions: to carry out a wide range of training programmes in the field of social and economic development to carry out...
Washington Office on Latin America
The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) primary objectives are to promote human rights, democracy, and social and economic justice in Latin America. To achieve these aims, WOLA focuses on policy leadership, coalition building, educating the public, and supporting NGOs in Latin America. WOLA's website contains information on the latest news, publications, employment opportunities, relevant...
Center for the Digital Future, UCLA
The Center for the Digital Future, based out of the UCLA Center for Communication Policy and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California explores issues in media and communication. The Center’s programmes include the World Internet Project and other programmes examining the impact of the Internet on America and around the world.
International Education Journal
The International Education Journal provides articles which contribute to further debate on a wide range of education issues, including: human development formal and informal education tertiary and vocational education industry training lifelong learning The Journal is published three times a year, with additional Special Issues publications disseminating selected educati...
Flinders University, School of Education
Teaching and research institute promotes the role of education as an agent of social change and justice. Links to education institutes, news media, state education departments, univerisities; and holds articles published by the International Journal of Education.
Centre for Comparative Education Research, University of Nottingham
The Centre for Comparative Education Research promotes research, scholarship, post-graduate education and advanced training in comparative and international education policy, management and finance. Its chief focus is on the comparative policy analysis of post-school education. The website offers information about the Centre, as well as access to conference papers and publications.
Digital Education Enhancement Project, Open University (DEEP)
The Digital Education Enhancement Project (DEEP) is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) UK, and is a partnership between the Centre for Research and Development in Teacher Education in the Open University, UK; the University of Fort Hare, Eastern Cape, South Africa, and; the Programme, Planning and Monitoring Unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Education in Cairo, Egypt. D...
Kindernothilfe (KNH)
Kindernothilfe (KNH) was founded in 1959 by a group of dedicated christians in Duisburg, Germany, to help children in need in India. KNH supports more than 200,000 children and young people in 27 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. The organisation particularly focuses on school education, vocational training, nutrition and health care, child labour, health, gender equalit...
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