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Universal, but not Free: Household Schooling Costs and Equity Effects of Uganda's Universal Secondary Education Policy

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2016
Keywords: Equity, universal secondary education
EPDC recently conducted an analysis of Uganda's Universal Secondary Education (USE) policy, and findings were published in the International Journal of Educational Development. From the abstract: "A general consensus regarding universal schooling policies is that they have boosted enrollments while ignoring the quality of learning, although there is burgeoning research interest in the extent to which such policies have contributed to more equitable educational delivery.

Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: Uganda Case Study

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2015
Keywords: equity, peacebuilding, education inequality, conflict
This is a mixed-methods case study into the relationship between investment in educational equity and peacebuilding in Uganda, carried out as part of UNICEF’s Peacebuilding and Education Advocacy (PBEA) program. In the aftermath of a long-running conflict in the north of the country, the government has instituted policy reforms to equalize educational delivery for marginalized populations, and to promote peacebuilding.

Literacy data: More, but not always better

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Literacy, Uganda, learning outcomes, learning assessments
For International Literacy Day, EPDC examined the usefulness and comparability of different types of literacy data across the globe. This policy brief discusses the analysis, with specific examples drawing from Uganda.

EGRA 2009-2012 supplementary indicators

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
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This spreadsheet provides content indicators for EGRA assessments for 2009-2012, based on indicators used in publications and as an alternative to indicators in the epdc.org database.

SACMEQ 1999, 2003, 2007 supplementary indicators

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
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This spreadsheet provides content indicators for SACMEQ assessments for 1999, 2003 and 2007 based on indicators used in publications and as an alternative to indicators in the epdc.org database.

EPDC Benchmark Indicators Key for UWEZO, ASER, and Beekungo Assessments

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Learning outcomes, ASER, UWEZO, Beekungo
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This key shows how UWEZO, ASER, and Beekungo learning levels align with the benchmark indicators in the EPDC database. The document also provides information about the languages an assessment was conducted in, notes on the population sampled, and additional details about the assessments.

2014 Newsletter - May

Type: News Archive
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Early marriage, early pregnancy, dropout, Afghanista, Nigeria, blog
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The May 2014 newsletter announces the relase of Teenage, Married, and Out of School: Effects of early marriage and childbirth on school dropout. It also announces the launch of the EPDC Data Points blog, and new data added to the database for both Afghanistan and Nigeria.

Teenage, Married, and Out of School: Effects of early marriage and childbirth on school dropout

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Early marriage, attendance, DHS, household survey, teen pregnancy, Southern and Eastern Africa
Over the past decade, as Sub-Saharan Africa saw the expansion of universal primary enrollment policies, gender balance in primary school participation improved considerably, with girls now attending school almost at the same rate as boys. Gains in primary school, however, have not carried over to secondary: for every 100 boys, only 82 girls of secondary school age are enrolled across the region, up from 80 in the year 2000.

UWEZO 2009-2011 supplementary indicators

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
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This spreadsheet provides content indicators for UWEZO assessments for 2009-2011, based on indicators used in publications and as an alternative to indicators in the epdc.org database.

Long Path to Achieving Education for All: School Access, Retention, and Learning in 20 Countries

Type: Research
Author(s): Ania Chaluda
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Education for all, access, learning, retention, DHS, MICS, SACMEQ, SERCE, PIRLS, PASEC
The last decades have seen an impressive growth in school participation in developing countries. As countries have made remarkable progress towards universal primary school completion, the focus in the development community has shifted to reaching the most disadvantaged populations, and improving the quality of education. Is school access truly universal? And now that most children are in school, do we know whether they are actually learning?

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