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Education aspirations among young people in Peru and their perceptions of barriers to higher education
Young Lives 2016
Results from the Young Lives survey show the existence of a gap between young people’s aspirations for higher education and their actual chances of accessing this level of education. This paper uses qualitative information from Y...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Language, education, and citizenship in Africa
E.A. Albaugh / Afrobarometer 2016
African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some...
Sharing of social sectors experiences in IBSA: assessment of initiatives and way forward
B. Pandey / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The establishment of the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Cooperation Forum (IBSA), formalised by the Brasilia Declaration in 2003 is a distinctive international trilateral development initiative to promote South- South cooperatio...
From Insult to Inclusion: Asia-Pacific report on school bullying, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity
UNESCO Bangkok 2016
This report presents a comprehensive regional review focusing specifically on the issue of bullying, violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE). The report details the extent of t...
The role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected situations
R. Holmes / UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2010
This background paper examines the role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected contexts. It looks at the impact, design and implementation issues of social protection programme experience in ...
Connect with Respect: preventing gender-based violence in schools; classroom programme for students in early secondary school (ages 11-14)
H. Cahill; S. Beadle / UNESCO Bangkok 2016
Students learn best in schools that provide safety and social support. However, some young people experience violence and harassment in, around, and on the way to school. This includes gender-based violence (GBV), which can take many ...
Ghana LEAP programme increases schooling outcomes
R. de Groot / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
There is a growing body of literature analysing the impacts of social cash transfer programmes (SCT) on schooling. This brief summarizes findings from the impact evaluation of the Ghana Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) pr...
Social protection programs and early childhood development: unexplored potential
P. Britto; T. Snow; A. Williamson; K. Mankad / Plan International 2013
The rapid growth in social protection programs has been fuelled in part by the promise of its ability to reduce poverty, including emerging findings on improved child health and education outcomes. Early childhood care and development...
Cross-border trade in higher education: what are our chances?
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2006
It is estimated that by year 2025, foreign student enrollees will reach eight million, four times more than what it is today based on the statistics of various international organizations. This growth in cross- border higher education...
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The role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected situations
R. Holmes / UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents 2010
This background paper examines the role of social protection programmes in supporting education in conflict-affected contexts. It looks at the impact, design and implementation issues of social protection programme experience in ...
Connect with Respect: preventing gender-based violence in schools; classroom programme for students in early secondary school (ages 11-14)
H. Cahill; S. Beadle / UNESCO Bangkok 2016
Students learn best in schools that provide safety and social support. However, some young people experience violence and harassment in, around, and on the way to school. This includes gender-based violence (GBV), which can take many ...
Ghana LEAP programme increases schooling outcomes
R. de Groot / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
There is a growing body of literature analysing the impacts of social cash transfer programmes (SCT) on schooling. This brief summarizes findings from the impact evaluation of the Ghana Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) pr...
Social protection programs and early childhood development: unexplored potential
P. Britto; T. Snow; A. Williamson; K. Mankad / Plan International 2013
The rapid growth in social protection programs has been fuelled in part by the promise of its ability to reduce poverty, including emerging findings on improved child health and education outcomes. Early childhood care and development...
Cross-border trade in higher education: what are our chances?
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2006
It is estimated that by year 2025, foreign student enrollees will reach eight million, four times more than what it is today based on the statistics of various international organizations. This growth in cross- border higher education...
The national system of technical vocational education and training in the Philippines: review and reform ideas
A.C. Orbeta, Jr.; E. Esguerra / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
The role of the National System of Technical Vocational Education and Training (NSTVET) is critical in skill upgrading and development. The rapidly changing technology highlights this need even more. This paper reviews the state of Ph...
Promoting inclusive growth through higher education
D.B. Canlas / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
Investing in human capital, especially in higher education, contributes to inclusive growth. Households, for the most part, finance higher education. To make growth that is driven by higher education inclusive, families with insuffici...
Importance of entrance exam scores for selecting grants-in-aid recipients
D.V. Silfverberg / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
The Students Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA) is one of the initiatives of the Philippines government to break the poverty cycle by providing support to students who cannot afford tertiary education. It aims to i...
Results of an impact evaluation study on DepED's school-based feeding program
A.M.L. Tabunda; J.R.G. Albert; Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
The link between malnutrition and poor health among elementary school children and absenteeism, early dropout and poor classroom performance as well as the effectiveness of school-based nutrition and health interventions in improving ...
Education, labor market, and development: a review of the trends and issues in the Philippines for the past 25 Years
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
This paper comprehensively reviews the developments in the education and labor markets in the Philippines in the past 25 years. It highlights the trends on how the labor market has used educated workers. It also reviews how education ...
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The Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy (CASASP)
The Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy (CASASP) in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work (DSPSW) at the University of Oxford aims to assist in the eradication of poverty and building of citizenship in South Africa through high quality evidence-based social policy research and training with an international comparative dimension. CASASP endeavours to achieve...
The Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability (Feasta)
The organisation was launched in 1998 to explore the economic, cultural and environmental characteristics of a truly sustainable society and to disseminate the results of this exploration. FEASTA runs a number of projects that focus on issues such as: measuring progress, education, democracy, energy and climate, business and community. Each project’s site includes a range of rele...
I E Partners
International Education Partners (I E Partners) provide consultancy on education matters to aid organisations and governments worldwide. Special fields are curriculum development, language policy, Information Communications Technology, libraries and all aspects of the provision of learning materials from advice on publishing, printing and distribution to financing systems and book procurement....
Education Quality (EdQual)
EdQual is a research programme consortium on implementing education quality in low income countries. It aims to provide policy makers and practitioners with new knowledge, initiatives and a sustainable research capacity to assist them in improving the quality of education, particularly for disadvantaged learners. EdQual conducts five large scale projects: school effec...
The Partnership for Higher Education in Africa
The Partnership for Higher Education in Africa was created by the Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York in order to coordinate their support for higher education in Africa. The Partnership was a response to trends of democratisation, public policy reform and the increasing participation of civil society o...
Middle East Youth Initiative
The initiative blends activities in an attempt to bridge the divide between thinkers and practitioners by utilising robust research as a foundation for effective policy and programs. The initiative has three complementary pillars: Research and Policy  The initiateive aims to advance understanding of economic and social issues to promote solutions for the in...
CfBT Education Trust (CfBT)
UK based trust delivering education services worlwide.
African Higher Education Research Online (AHERO)
AHERO, administered by the Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, is an open access archive of texts that focus on the study, practice and governance of higher education in Africa. The collection includes research reports, journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, working papers, booklets, and policy documents. All...
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning is a non-profit international research, training, information, documentation and publishing centre on literacy, non-formal education, adult and lifelong learning. By linking educational research, policy and practice in these areas UIL makes a special contribution in enhancing access to learning, and improving the environment and quality of learning for all in...
Development Communications Evidence Research Network (DCERN)
This portal considers five key sectors - agriculture, economic growth, education, governance and health - and suggests ways in which incorporating good communication practice can enhance the delivery of development outcomes. Although the importance of communications has been recognised for several years now the development community have recently recognised the need to demonstrate the i...
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