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Barriers to trade in higher education services in Asia-Pacific countries
A. Raychaudhuri; P. De / United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2007
Discusses prominent examples of trade in education services from across developing countries Asia and Pacific Region and measures selected barriers through panel data modelling (PDM) analysis. The authors argue that du...
Helping governments benchmark their education systems
J. Foy (ed); K. Frostell (ed) / UNESCO Institute for Statistics 2007
In the midst of large-scale social and economic shifts, the global education landscape is changing and despite rapid progress in some World Education Indicator (WEI) countries, they still face challenges at all levels of the education...
The effects of increasing government expenditure on education in the SANE countries
J. C. Anyanwu; A. E. O. Erhijakpor / African Development Bank 2007
Though greater government expenditure on primary and secondary education is being advocated by many, little empirical evidence exists on the beneficial impact of such expenditure on education attainment. Using panel data of African co...
Analysing the truth behind the decline of corruption in the Ugandan education system
P. Hubbard / Center for Global Development, USA 2007
This working paper examines the evidence behind the story that corruption in Uganda was terminated simply by publishing the amount of monthly grants to schools. It finds that while information did indeed play a critical role, it was n...
Education reforms needed in the Middle East and North Africa
A. Galal / World Bank 2008
Education is at the crossroads for the future of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It plays a crucial role in promoting poverty alleviation and economic growth, both at national and at household levels. This report traces the success...
Helping governments introduce effective school-based management  
H. A. Patrinos; T. Fasih; F. Barrera / World Bank 2007
Governments around the world are introducing a range of strategies aimed at improving the financing and delivery of education services. One such strategy is school-based management (SBM). This paper focuses on the concept of SBM and i...
Partnerships in the provision of education: what have we learned so far?
A. Draxler / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2008
This study reviews the literature on education partnerships in which the private sector is involved, as they apply to progress towards the Education for All (EFA) goals, and highlights the policy lessons one can draw from it. ...
Lower educational expenditures and quality of schooling for girls in Pakistan
M. Aslam / Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty 2007
The objective of this study is to examine the relative effectiveness of school types at the middle-school level in Pakistan. Evidence from household survey data shows that girls do have substantially and significantly poorer access to...
Is universal primary and secondary education within the 21st century achievable?
J. E. Cohen; D. E. Bloom; M. B. Malin; H. A. Curry / American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2007
This document assesses whether the goal of universal primary and secondary education can be achieved before the second half of the 21st century. It looks at the current situation in education and discusses ways forward towards achievi...
A practical guide for improving gender equity in African universities
Association for the Development of Education in Africa 2006
This toolkit was developed in an attempt to bridge persistent gender gaps in tertiary education institutions in Africa. Focus is on staff recruitment, student welfare, curriculum development and the general institutional culture. Aime...
Items 2541 to 1216 of 1216

Items 2541 to 1216 of 1216

Barriers to trade in higher education services in Asia-Pacific countries
A. Raychaudhuri; P. De / United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 2007
Discusses prominent examples of trade in education services from across developing countries Asia and Pacific Region and measures selected barriers through panel data modelling (PDM) analysis. The authors argue that du...
Helping governments benchmark their education systems
J. Foy (ed); K. Frostell (ed) / UNESCO Institute for Statistics 2007
In the midst of large-scale social and economic shifts, the global education landscape is changing and despite rapid progress in some World Education Indicator (WEI) countries, they still face challenges at all levels of the education...
The effects of increasing government expenditure on education in the SANE countries
J. C. Anyanwu; A. E. O. Erhijakpor / African Development Bank 2007
Though greater government expenditure on primary and secondary education is being advocated by many, little empirical evidence exists on the beneficial impact of such expenditure on education attainment. Using panel data of African co...
Analysing the truth behind the decline of corruption in the Ugandan education system
P. Hubbard / Center for Global Development, USA 2007
This working paper examines the evidence behind the story that corruption in Uganda was terminated simply by publishing the amount of monthly grants to schools. It finds that while information did indeed play a critical role, it was n...
Education reforms needed in the Middle East and North Africa
A. Galal / World Bank 2008
Education is at the crossroads for the future of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It plays a crucial role in promoting poverty alleviation and economic growth, both at national and at household levels. This report traces the success...
Helping governments introduce effective school-based management  
H. A. Patrinos; T. Fasih; F. Barrera / World Bank 2007
Governments around the world are introducing a range of strategies aimed at improving the financing and delivery of education services. One such strategy is school-based management (SBM). This paper focuses on the concept of SBM and i...
Partnerships in the provision of education: what have we learned so far?
A. Draxler / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2008
This study reviews the literature on education partnerships in which the private sector is involved, as they apply to progress towards the Education for All (EFA) goals, and highlights the policy lessons one can draw from it. ...
Lower educational expenditures and quality of schooling for girls in Pakistan
M. Aslam / Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty 2007
The objective of this study is to examine the relative effectiveness of school types at the middle-school level in Pakistan. Evidence from household survey data shows that girls do have substantially and significantly poorer access to...
Is universal primary and secondary education within the 21st century achievable?
J. E. Cohen; D. E. Bloom; M. B. Malin; H. A. Curry / American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2007
This document assesses whether the goal of universal primary and secondary education can be achieved before the second half of the 21st century. It looks at the current situation in education and discusses ways forward towards achievi...
A practical guide for improving gender equity in African universities
Association for the Development of Education in Africa 2006
This toolkit was developed in an attempt to bridge persistent gender gaps in tertiary education institutions in Africa. Focus is on staff recruitment, student welfare, curriculum development and the general institutional culture. Aime...
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