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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 ...
Youth and skills: putting education to work
UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2012
This report focuses on skills and education. It examines how skills development programmes can be improved to boost young people’s opportunities for decent jobs and better lives. Many young people leave the education system with...
State of the field report: examining the evidence in youth education in crisis and conflict
C. Olenik; A. Takyi- Laryea / USA Agency for International Development 2013
This paper summarises evidence on youth education in crisis- and conflict-affected settings. The role of education and youth engagement in these contexts is discussed. A summary of the research available indicates that life skills tra...
The role of skills development in overcoming social disadvantage
A. Adams / Education for All, UNESCO 2011
This paper was written as part of the planning phase for the Education For All Global Monitoring Report 2012. It highlights current policies that support skills development and to identify gaps that present potential for progress. The...
Education for all 2000-2015: achievements and challenges
UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2015
In 2000, at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal, 164 governments agreed on the Dakar Framework for Action, Education for All: Meeting our Collective Commitments, launching an ambitious agenda to reach six wide-ranging educatio...
How can education systems become equitable by 2030?
P. Rose; B. Alcott / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
This think piece identifies that learning inequalities start early in the primary school cycle, or even before children start school. It further shows that achieving a target central to the sustainable development goals (SDGs), namely...
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Youth and skills: putting education to work
UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2012
This report focuses on skills and education. It examines how skills development programmes can be improved to boost young people’s opportunities for decent jobs and better lives. Many young people leave the education system with...
State of the field report: examining the evidence in youth education in crisis and conflict
C. Olenik; A. Takyi- Laryea / USA Agency for International Development 2013
This paper summarises evidence on youth education in crisis- and conflict-affected settings. The role of education and youth engagement in these contexts is discussed. A summary of the research available indicates that life skills tra...
The role of skills development in overcoming social disadvantage
A. Adams / Education for All, UNESCO 2011
This paper was written as part of the planning phase for the Education For All Global Monitoring Report 2012. It highlights current policies that support skills development and to identify gaps that present potential for progress. The...
Education for all 2000-2015: achievements and challenges
UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2015
In 2000, at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal, 164 governments agreed on the Dakar Framework for Action, Education for All: Meeting our Collective Commitments, launching an ambitious agenda to reach six wide-ranging educatio...
How can education systems become equitable by 2030?
P. Rose; B. Alcott / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
This think piece identifies that learning inequalities start early in the primary school cycle, or even before children start school. It further shows that achieving a target central to the sustainable development goals (SDGs), namely...
“Complicit in exclusion” – South Africa’s failure to guarantee an inclusive education for children with disabilities
Human Rights Watch 2015
South Africa was one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2007, and is a party to five key international human rights treaties and two African treaties protecting and gua...
Accelerating catch-up: tertiary education for growth in sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank 2009
This volume spells out the case for more knowledge-intensive growth in Africa, which demands increasing attention to secondary and, most important, postsecondary education. Despite rising enrollment in tertiary-level institutions...
Higher education and developmental leadership: the case of Ghana
A. Jones; C. Jones; S. Ndaruhutse 2014
This study highlights the important role that quality education, at both secondary and higher level, has played in the formation of developmental leadership in Ghana. It reports on the third phase of a research programme that explores...
Higher education in Nigeria: a status report
W. Saint; T. Hartnett; E. Strassner 2003
The government of Nigeria initiated higher education policy reforms intended to bring its university system more in line with international good practices. The reforms promote increased institutional autonomy, greater system different...
Good practice in cost sharing and financing in higher education
Asian Development Bank 2009
This good practice guide focuses on the importance of cost sharing and partnerships with stakeholders in higher education, including with the private sector. The guide supports Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) education sector sta...
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Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Económica y Social, Bolivia (CERES)
Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Económica y Social (CERES) is a Bolivian academic organisation founded in 1978. It develops social science research projects, does consultation work, and supports grassroots organisations. Current programmes include local and municipal development, capacity building and education; and democratic management of conflict. Its website includes further details of t...
The Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS)
The Centre for the Study of Culture and Society is engaged in developing new approaches and understandings to the study of culture in India. The CSCS aims to function as a site for interdisciplinary teaching and research spanning the humanities and social sciences. The CSCS offers lectures and workshops, along with postgraduate courses on Cultural studies. A variety of projects on issues such...
Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS)
The Institute aims at free and creative enquiry into the fundamental themes and problems of life and thought. It is a centre for research and encourages promotion of creative thought by providing an environment suitable for academic research. The Institute pursues a diverse set of ongoing research projects at any given time, focussing on subjects in: humanities Indian culture compar...
Hesperian Foundation
The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. A core aim of the Hesperian Foundation is to promote health and self determination in poor communities worldwide by making health information accessible. Hesperian publications are written simply and include many illustrations so people with little formal education can understand, apply...
Indicus Analytics
Indicus Analytics is an economics research firm that has core strengths in accessing and analysing data on the Indian economy. Indicus conducts research studies on education, public health, reproductive and child health, youth, water and sanitation, economic geography and consumer markets. A number of presentations on the indian economy are downloadable.
Education for All Fast Track Initiative, World Bank
The Education for All (EFA) Fast-track Initiative (FTI) is an evolving global partnership of developing and donor countries and agencies to support global EFA goals by focusing on accelerating progress towards the core EFA goal of universal primary school completion (UPC), for boys and girls alike, by 2015. The World Bank EFA FTI website provides access to key resources, documents and reports, F...
Education for All, UNESCO
The UNESCO Education for All (EFA) website offers information on EFA initiatives since the 1990s. This resource includes documents / reports under the following headings: Background to Education for All -From Jomtien to Dakar Global Co-operation: International EFA Strategy, High-Level Group on Education for All, Working Group on Education for All Country Information- Look here for inf...
PENT Fundación
PENT Fundación, Argentina, is a think / action tank created in July 2002 which focuses on developing academic proposals and in-depth analysis of the structural problems of Argentina. It hosts conferences and seminars and produces interdisciplinary research focusing on social, economic and political-institutional approaches. The Foundation generates and spreads information, ideas and proposals in...
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of practitioners, students, teachers and staff from UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, donors, governments and universities who work together to ensure the right to education in emergencies and early recovery. INEE aims to ensure that all people in crisis-affected and fragile states have access to q...
Africa First
Africa First, LLC aims at educating, uniting and advancing all the cultures of the world, by working with governmental and non-governmental agencies, educational institutions, professionals and students across the world, to plan, promote and facilitate cross-cultural, educational travels, seminars and conferences relating to all the disciplines of life.
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