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Promoting Primary Education for Girls in Malawi
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1999
Evaluation of USAID GABLE programme. USAID initiatives have helped increase girls’ access to education but this success, combined with implications of a national universal education policy, is burdening an already overloaded syst...
Promoting Primary Education for Girls in Pakistan
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1999
Evaluation of USAID programme aimed at improving women’s education. Girls’ enrollments more than tripled in Balochistan and more than doubled in North-West Frontier Province. Boys’ education also benefited. The program ...
Improving Girls' Education in Guatemala
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1999
Evaluation of USAID project. Demonstrated that improving educational quality is the best approach to enhancing girls’ participation. With Agency support, private sector actors improved scholarship programs and gave visibility to ...
More, But Not Yet Better: An Evaluation of USAID’s Programs and Policies To Improve Girls’ Education
C. O'Gara; S. Benoliel; M. Sutton; K. Tietjen / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1999
Report based on five field studies in Guatemala, Guinea, Malawi, Nepal, and Pakistan, a country desk study (Egypt), issue-oriented research on Bolivia and Thailand, and a literature review. Five questions guided the entire proj...
Achieving Schooling For All: Budgetary Expenditures on Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
C. Colclough; S. Al-Samarrai / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Analyses public spending on education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia over recent years, with a particular focus upon primary schooling. It identifies regional expenditure trends since 1980, and provides more detailed comparative...
Whether malnutrition among young children impedes their acquisition of academic skills
P. Glewwe; H. Jacoby; E. King / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
This paper investigates the nutrition-learning nexus using a unique longitudinal data set, which follows a large sample of Philippine children from birth until the end of their primary education. Finds that malnourished childre...
A community approach to environmental education
R.P. Grieser / US Agency for International Development 1999
Report on the Green COM/Mali project which aimed to increase environmental knowledge and awareness, and to mobilize communities around environmental issues. The project worked with the Ministry of Basic Education, the Ministry of the ...
Lessons learned from a youth-orientated participatory development project
G El Sawi / US Agency for International Development 2000
Looks at USAID / USDA 's rural youth initiative programme in Uganda and Zambia. The pilot programmes focused on three primary activities: U.S.-based Youth in Development Consultation and Study Tours: youth repres...
Evidence for a more market-orientated approach to education
Z.M. Nasir; H. Nazli / Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan 2000
This paper examines the role of education, technical training, school quality and literacy and numeracy skills on the earnings of wage earners and salaried persons in Pakistan by using the recent data of PIHS (1995-96). The ana...
Public higher education weakened by international organisations and the private sector
S.M. Naseem; S.K. Qureshi; R. Siddiqui / Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan 1999
The paper focuses on the universities and research institutes directly involved in higher education and training of economists. Recent trends indicate a preference for the subject of Economics. Furthermore, the quality of teaching and...
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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 ...
Teenage childbearing and educational attainment in South Africa
I.M. Timaeus; T.A. Moultrie / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2012
Teenage childbearing and attainment at school in South Africa are investigated using nationally-representative data from the National Income Dynamics Study. The analysis focuses on the outcomes by 2010 of a panel of 673 childless youn...
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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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