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What are the health and education needs of ethnic minorities in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Viet Nam?
M. Elledge; E.| Bloom / Center for International Development, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) 2001
The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is characterised by ethnic diversity. People from the ethnic minority groups in the GMS are handicapped by lower-than-average levels of health and education, and have not benefited from expanding ec...
Promoting women's education is the key to addressing child malnutrition
L.C. Smith; L. Haddad / International Food Policy Research Institute 2000
Substantial abstract of a report which draws on the experience of 63 developing countries over a 25-year period to clarify the relative importance of the various determinants of child malnutrition for each developing region. Six facto...
The long-term implications of high illiteracy levels and low enrolment rates amongst women in schools
J. G. Booth / Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation 2000
Summary report of a CTA seminar given in Athens, 18 –22 October 1999. The seminar papers highlights, inter alia, the growing demand for gender-specific information and the long-term implications of high illiteracy levels and low ...
The importance of modifying basic education to allow for the needs of the very poor in Sudan
A. Omar / Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region 2001
This paper attempts to determine the level and characteristics of the child labour in Sudan. It also attempts to identify the socio-economic and demographic factors leading to the phenomenon of child labour, and investigate a key acti...
Do poor girls in the Yemen and Egypt have lower educational attainment and engage in child labour?
S. E. El-Kogali; E. A Suliman / Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region 2001
The objective of this study is to examine the impacts of poverty on children's health status and educational attainment in Yemen and Egypt. The hypothesis is children from poor families, particularly girls have lower health status, lo...
Why does work affect girls schooling more than boys?
R. Assaad / Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region 2001
Paper addresses two main research questions. First, to what extent does work (defined both traditionally and more broadly) reduce the school attendance of children in Egypt? The analysis shows that decisions regarding school and work ...
Implementing the 20/20 initiative
United Nations Children's Fund 1997
During the first half of the 1990s, goals and targets for infant mortality, child malnutrition, adult literacy and other social indicators were set at landmark world summits and global conferences. The report by the Development Assist...
Gender Equality and Investments in Adolescents in the Rural Philippines
H.E. Bouis; M. Palabrica-Costello; O. Solon; D. Westbrook; A. Limbo / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
Examines the nutrition, health, educational attainment, and contributions to family welfare of adolescents living in a rural area of the Philippines. Analysis includes the gender aspects of household food allocation and of access to e...
Teacher training: a key element in improving the quality of education
S. Mehrotra; P. Buckland / United Nations Children's Fund 1998
Analyses teacher remuneration levels across countries to identify the important trends which could influence access and quality. It then goes on to discuss a range of cost-effective strategies which have been employed by the state in ...
Inequality in Income and Access to Education: A Cross-Country Analysis
D. Checchi / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1999
In the current debate on the relationship between inequality in income distribution and growth one of the possible link works through the access to education. After reviewing this debate, a formal model shows how the imperfection of f...
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The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
The governance of basic education in the Eastern Cape
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
The Eastern Cape province experienced extensive governmental re-organisation following South Africa’s 1994 democratic transition. This entailed significant structural consolidation in the provincial government, and the in...
Comparison of the effects of government and private preschool education on the developmental outcomes of children: evidence from Young Lives India
R. Singh; P. Mukherjee / Young Lives 2017
Over the past two decades the importance given to preschool education as laying the foundation for lifelong learning and development has been increasingly recognised. India’s 12th Five-Year Plan (2012–17) has concept...
The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh
S. Nazneen; R. Masud / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of ge...
Child marriage and early child-bearing in India: risk factors and policy implications
J. Roest / Young Lives 2017
Prevalence rates of child marriage and early child-bearing have been declining across India over the past two decades, but absolute numbers remain high. This paper uses data collected from 3,000 children over 15 years in Andhr...
Scaling-up early learning in Ethiopia: exploring the potential of O-Class
M. Woodhead; J. Rossiter; A. Dawes; A. Pankhurst / Young Lives 2017
SDG Target 4.2 identifies ‘pre-primary education’ as a strategy to strengthen school readiness and contribute to the quality and outcomes of education, which is supported by the powerful evidence from evaluation rese...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: an SBHA Special Issue
G. Porter (ed); K. Hampshire (ed) / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2010
Children throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are extraordinarily mobile. Every day children travel to school, to markets, to fetch water and firewood, to work on farms and take farm produce to grinding mills, as well as to visit friends and...
Ghana's youth dividend?
C. Ksoll; K. Lehrer / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 2013
Young people are one of Africa’s greatest potential assets for its continued development. The ‘Ghana Opportunities for Transitioning Post-Secondary School Students’ research project investigates the transition of recent...
Agency and advocacy: disabled students in Higher Education in Ghana and Tanzania
L. Morley; A. Croft / Research in Comparative and International Education 2011
Between 10% and 15% of the world’s population are thought to be disabled. The 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an example of emerging global policy architecture for human rights for dis...
Mobile phones and education in Sub-Saharan Africa: from youth practice to public policy
Journal of International Development 2015
Young people's use of mobile phones is expanding exponentially across Africa. Its transformative potential is exciting, but findings presented in this paper indicate how the downside of mobile phone use in African schools is becoming ...
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Research in Comparative and International Education
Research in Comparative and International Education is a peer-reviewed international journal, edited by Professor David Phillips of the University of Oxford, assisted by an Editorial Board and an International Advisory Board of international scholars with a wide range of expertise in comparative and international studies.
International Journal of Educational Development
Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
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...
Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET)
The Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET) focuses on diverse areas of research, including differentiation, higher education and democracy, higher education and development, governance, knowledge production, post-secondary education and university engagement.
University of Zimbabwe (UZ)
The University of Zimbabwe is the oldest University in Zimbabwe which is involved in teaching and research and offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in various disciplines which include arts, agriculture, law, medicine, social studies, science, engineering, education, commerce and veterinary sciences. The rigorous academic standards and high quality research output demanded by the University o...
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF)
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) aims to provide quality skills and vocational training opportunities to the poor and vulnerable populations of the fourteen target districts of Punjab in order to improve livelihood prospects for them. PSDF initiated its operations for the residents of four districts of southern Punjab i.e Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh and Lodhran. In 2013, PSDF’s geo...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
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