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Charles Gale

The Economic Costs of Educational Inequality in Developing Countries

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2016
Keywords: Inequality, economic costs, Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition

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.

National assessments mapping metadata

Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Learning outcomes, national assessments
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This spreadsheet contains the metadata from our national assessments mapping exercise, including information about years of assessments, grades at which students were tested and subject/content information.

List of National Learning Assessments

Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Learning outcomes, national assessments
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This document provides summary information for all national learning assessments covered in phase I of EPDC's National Learning Assessments mapping.

CIES 2014 presentation: OOSC and missing data

Author(s): Charles Gale
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Out of school children, participation, access, measurement
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These are presentation slides for the presentation on missing data and out of school children data challenges delivered by Charlie Gale at the panel session “The limits of what we know: Missing data in education and development”