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Education Data, Information, and Learning Outcomes

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?

National administrative data collection notes

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Administrative data, attainment, participation, efficiency, school system
This zip file contains notes compiled during EPDC's collection of administrative data from ministries of education, national statistical agencies, and other national sources of education data. The notes provide additional information about the indicators in the EPDC database from these sources. The notes collection is organized by country.

Household survey extraction notes

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Household surveys, attainment, participation, efficiency, literacy
This zip file contains extraction notes for household survey datasets used to calculate indicators in the EPDC database. It is organized by country and survey year.

Examining the Role of International Achievement Tests in Education Policy Reform

Type: Research
Author(s): Bernbaum, Moore
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: achievement, tests, education reform, student learning
This education policy paper was undertaken to identify, both for ‘developing’ countries and donors who support education in these countries, best practices in education policy reform that are believed to contribute to improvements in student learning outcomes with a focus on increasing equity in performance among student populations. This paper uses as a point of departure five country cases where student learning, as measured by scores on one or more international achievement tests, has increased over time.

Working with Human Capital Pyramids

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Tutorials, Charts, Human Capital Pyramids, how to, bar charts
This tutorial explains how to create human capital pyramids in Excel by combining two bar charts to create a final pyramid. 

Turning Multiple Charts into a PDF or Word Document

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Charts, Tutorials, PDF, Word, how to
This tutorial reviews three different options (Photo Printing Wizard, Word, and IrfanView) for viewing multiple charts together.

Stacked Area Chart with Historical and Projected Data

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Tutorials, Charts, Stacked Area Chart, Historical Data, Projected Data, how to, Excel
This tutorial reviews the process of making a stacked area chart in Excel with a visible division between historical and projected values. 

Line and XY Combination Chart

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Tutorials, Charts, Combination Chart, how to
This tutorial discusses a technique for creating a line and XY combination chart in Excel. The technique is useful for adding a target or benchmark line to a chart. 

How to Make Animated GIFs

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Tutorials, Charts, Animated Charts, animated GIF, how to
This tutorial explains the process of making animated GIFs. The tutorial expands on the process of building animated graphs in Excel (see the How to Make Animated Graphs tutorial) to create animated charts that can be used on web pages.

Showing Progress with High/Low Lines

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Tutorials, Charts, High/Low Lines, how to
This tutorial teaches you how to create a chart with high/low lines. These help display progress from one year to another. 

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