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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...
How effective are different approaches to higher education provision in increasing access, quality and completion for students in developing countries? Does this differ by gender of students?
M. Clifford / RAND Corporation 2013
This review focuses on how to effectively increase access to and quality in higher education in developing countries. 175 research papers on the impact of higher education policies and methods of provision on access, quality and ...
Higher education aid: setting priorities and improving effectiveness
N. Varghese / Journal of International Cooperation in Education 2010
Higher education aid, initially, was primarily used to provide graduate training in donor countries. Later, aid money was invested to establish new institutions or to strengthen existing institutions in the developing world. With crit...
Higher education and economic development: literature review
P. Pillay / Centre for Higher Education Transformation 2011
This review explores the importance of higher education as a driver of economic competitiveness in both industralised and developing countries. As pointed out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in 2008, tert...
The benefits of higher education participation for individuals and society: key findings and reports “The Quadrants”
2013
This report presents information about the benefits of Higher Education (HE) participation for the individual and society. The core of the report is a table showing a two-way taxonomy of benefits, with individual/society as one dimens...
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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...
How effective are different approaches to higher education provision in increasing access, quality and completion for students in developing countries? Does this differ by gender of students?
M. Clifford / RAND Corporation 2013
This review focuses on how to effectively increase access to and quality in higher education in developing countries. 175 research papers on the impact of higher education policies and methods of provision on access, quality and ...
Higher education aid: setting priorities and improving effectiveness
N. Varghese / Journal of International Cooperation in Education 2010
Higher education aid, initially, was primarily used to provide graduate training in donor countries. Later, aid money was invested to establish new institutions or to strengthen existing institutions in the developing world. With crit...
Higher education and economic development: literature review
P. Pillay / Centre for Higher Education Transformation 2011
This review explores the importance of higher education as a driver of economic competitiveness in both industralised and developing countries. As pointed out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in 2008, tert...
The benefits of higher education participation for individuals and society: key findings and reports “The Quadrants”
2013
This report presents information about the benefits of Higher Education (HE) participation for the individual and society. The core of the report is a table showing a two-way taxonomy of benefits, with individual/society as one dimens...
The university in Africa and democratic citizenship: hothouse or training ground?
T. Luescher-Mamashela 2011
This study explores how African universities can contribute better to democracy, and the cultivation of democratic values and practices among students. Survey data from the universities of Cape Town, Dar es Salaam and Nairobi a...
Good practices in educational partnerships guide
2010
This guide aims to bridge the lack of knowledge and data about the scope, nature and depth of UK-Africa partnerships in higher and further education. It reflects discussions with individuals involved in such partnerships and...
The pattern of returns to education and its implications
C. Colclough; G. Kingdon; H.A. Patrinos / Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty 2009
The pattern of economic returns to education can help us to understand the poverty-reducing potential of different levels of education. It is commonly believed that labour market returns to education are highest for the primary level ...
The right skills for the job? Rethinking training policies for workers
R. Almeida (ed); J. Behrman (ed); D. Robalino (ed) / World Bank 2012
This book is concerned with upgrading job relevant skills. It focuses on three types of training programmes relevant for individuals who are leaving formal general schooling or are already in the labour market. These are: ...
Lessons for developing countries from experience with technical and vocational education and training
C. Kingombe / International Growth Centre 2012
Globalisation and technological changes to economies necessitate enhancement of literacy education and training. This paper focuses on the draft national technical and vocational education and training (TVET) policy for Sierra Leone (...
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Current Issues in Comparative Education, Teachers College, Columbia University (CICE)
Current Issues in Comparative Education (CICE) is an on-line journal based at Teachers College, Columbia University, that publishes scholarly work from a variety of academic disciplines. CICE seeks clear and significant contributions that further debate on educational policies and comparative studies. Its website offers free access to all the articles published since 1998.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Jakarta Office (UNESCO)
UNESCO Jakarta is a sub-regional office with responsibility across all UNESCO sectors on education, science, social science, culture and communication for Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Timor Leste. It is also the Regional Bureau for Science for Asia and the Pacific, providing technical support for the development of UNESCO’s regional science and environment activities.
Asia-Pacific Centre for Education Leadership and School Quality, Hong Kong (APCELSQ)
The Asia-Pacific Centre for Educational Leadership and School Quality is a research centre that facilitates and promotes research on education leadership, school quality and effectiveness and education innovations in the Asia-Pacific region, with a particular focus on Hong Kong. Apart from research, the Centre’s activities include: organising leadership development programs organising...
Information and Communication Technology Portal for Teachers, UNESCO (ICT)
Gateway to Internet resources and websites to help teachers utilize ICT to enhance their teaching. This portal is part of an Asia-Pacific Programme on ICT in Education run by UNESCO's Asia and the Pacific Bureau of Education The website provides recommended readings and resouces on: The Role of ICT in Education Teachers' Roles in the ICT Environment ICT Training Strategies and Onli...
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Provides high-quality research and education, and intensive cooperation with other disciplines and social organisations. The centre also consists of three departments: the Outpatients' Department, Regular and In-Service Training, and Research and Development
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR)
An independent National human rights institution, the centre conducts national and international research on human rights, promotes rights-based development, and runs human rights courses. The NCHR is affiliated with the University of Oslo, Norway. The centre provides: access to online library resources general information about the centre links to other useful sites educational...
Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
This site provides information on teaching courses and access to research in economics and related subjects. The only economics department in Norway that teaches agricultural economics at university level, it offers BS and MSc degrees in: economics and resource management economics and business administration english MSc degree in development and resource economics PhD degree in...
OECD/Norway Forum on Trade in Educational Services
Details on the conference 3, 4 November 2003, Managing the Internationalisation Post Secondary Education Conference documents include: background reports on cross border post secondary education and quality assurance, accreditation recognition briefs on workshops from working group discussions on major policy issues and trends in cross-border post-secondary education and challenges for...
Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of the Western Cape, South Africa (CSHE)
The Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE - formerly the Education Policy Unit) conducts research on policy implementation and change management, and monitoring and evaluation in the field of higher education. The current programme of CSHE include: responsiveness of higher education (HE) to development needs changing modes of knowledge production and acquisition in HE...
HiPACT
HiPACT is an Association of British Universities committed to Widening Participation in Higher Education. It has developed UK based Programmes to assist schools in disadvantaged areas. Also it offers international programmes to help overseas governments of developing countries to develop modern education aimed at practical development. Offices in UK and Nigeria.
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