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Most Vulnerable Children in Tanzania

Type: Research
Author(s): Terway, Dooley, Smiley
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: MVC; OVC; Tanzania; orphans; vulnerable; access; attendance
This paper analyzes the extent to which, in Tanzania, 'child vulnerability' indicators identified by the government of Tanzania are associated with lower educational access, and what additional indicators predict educational vulnerability. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Decentralization

Type: Research
Author(s): Bernbaum
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Decentralization, lessons learned, decentralization
This objective of this review of five EQUIP2 Associate Awards is to gain insights from experienced development practitioners into practical lessons in designing, implementing, and evaluating decentralization projects. Comment

EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Secondary Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Jacob, Lehner
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Secondary Education, secondary education, lessons learned
This brief provides an overview of secondary education in the developing world, the issues currently driving reform, and some examples of recent reform efforts, the rationale behind them, and lessons learned. Comment

EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Policy Dialogue

Type: Research
Author(s): Jacob, Alvarado
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Policy Dialogue, lessons learned, policy dialogue
Policy dialogue is about talking through the issues and finding areas of agreement. This issue is particularly important in education, given the importance of a quality education for everybody in society. Comment

EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Decentralization

Type: Research
Author(s): Weidman, DePietro-Jurand
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Decentralization, lessons learned, decentralization
Decentralization has become popular in the education sector because many governments have experienced problems providing centralized education services. While it is known that decentralization does not necessarily lead to improved quality of education and learning outcomes for children, it remains an important tool for education reform in developing and industrialized countries. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Student Assessment

Type: Research
Author(s): Kuan
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Student Assessment, lessons learned, student assessment
This paper examines the efforts of EQUIP Associate Awards in four countries to establish a national system for measuring student learning outcomes and the lessons learned from these experiences. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Education Management Information Systems

Type: Research
Author(s): Bernbaum, Moses
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Education Management Information Systems, lessons learned, EMIS
The principal objective of this paper is to gain insights and lessons learned from experienced development practitioners on designing, implementing, and evaluating projects that focus on EMIS or have EMIS components. The review did not focus on technical aspects of EMIS—databases, languages, etc., as this is best left to technical specialists. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Policy Dialogue

Type: Research
Author(s): Lehner, Alvarado
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Policy Dialogue, lessons learned, policy dialogue
For this study, three EQUIP2 projects were selected that were implemented by different agencies within the EQUIP2 consortium, in Zambia, Guatemala, and El Salvador between the time period 2003 and 2011. The review sought to draw out the lessons learned pertaining to designing, implementing, and evaluating effective policy dialogue programs. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Teacher Professional Development

Type: Research
Author(s): Ginsburg, Rose, Adelman
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Teacher Professional Development, lessons learned, teacher professional development
The USAID-funded Educational Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP1 and 2) has provided assistance to governments in various countries in the area of teacher professional development over the past seven years. In this paper, EQUIP projects in Djibouti, Liberia, and Pakistan were selected for review. Comment

EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Teacher Professional Development

Type: Research
Author(s): Ginsburg
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Teacher Professional Development, lessons learned, teacher professional development
This paper discusses some of the key system and policy dimensions of professional development. It begins by outlining a broad and comprehensive conception of professional development and then identifies a set of principles of effective professional development systems and policies. Comment

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