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Out of School Children

2013 Newsletter 1 - June

Type: News Archive
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Measurement, access, participation, out of school profiles, learning outcomes, ASER, UWEZO, EGRA
This newsletter announces the release of Out of School Children: Data Challenges in Measuring Access to Education by Carina Omoeva, Benjamin Sylla, Rachel Hatch and Charles Gale. It also announces the release of EPDC's newest profile series on out of school children, based on household surveys and for the 7-14 age group. Additionally, recently added learning outcomes and data updates to the EPDC database.

Out of School Children: Data Challenges in Measuring Access to Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Omoeva, Sylla, Hatch, Gale
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: out of school, oosc, data, uis, household survey, dhs, mics measurment, access
Do we know just how many children are out of school around the world? 

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

Wealth Still Matters: A Study of Wealth Differentials in Primary School Attendance from 1990-2006 in Developing Countries

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: Education inequality, attendance, wealth, household survey
This working paper examines changes in attendance differentials by wealth over time from 1990-2006 for 61 developing and transitional countries, based on household surveys and finds that school attendance differentials by wealth have declined over time in almost all countries. Declines in wealth differentials are almost universally associated with an overall increase in school attendance. Comment

What Works in Expanding School Participation

Type: Research
Author(s): Dusen
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Education growth, enrollment, completion, education expansion, participation
The paper identifies some of the key government policies responsible for the rapid expansion in primary enrollment and completion prior to 2005, and explores the likelihood of continued expansion and the implications of expansion for individuals and the countries as a whole. Comment

Population Groups Not Keeping Up with National Education Trends

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2007
Keywords: Education inequality, school attendance, population groups
This policy brief analyzes sub-national data on inequality in school attendance in 63 developing countries for the period 2000-2005. Comment

Educational Inequality within Countries: Who are the Out of School Children?

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2007
Keywords: Education inequality, policy, out of school children
This policy brief calculates the correlation of school attendance with four characteristics of pupils - household income, region of residence, urban/rural residence, and gender - and finds independent relations for each of the four characteristics. The relations are strongest for income and region, and weakest for gender. Comment

Looking Below the Surface: Reaching the Out of School Children

Type: Research
Author(s): Wils, Zhao, Hartwell
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Out of school children, school attendance, sub-national regions, development
This working paper is the first in the series of EPDC papers to describe large sub-national school attendance differentials in 30 developing countries. The paper finds that sub-national attendance differentials are correlated with the overall development context within sub-national regions. Comment

The Challenge of Achieving Education For All: Quality Basic Education for Underserved Children

Type: Research
Author(s): Hartwell, DeStefano, Benbow
Year of Publishing: 2004
Keywords: The Challenge of Achieving Education For All: Quality Basic Education for Underserved Children, Complementary Education Models, Strategies for Achieving EFA, Bangladesh, Colombia, Zambia, Egypt, Pakistan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mali, Uganda, Malawi, Honduras
Extending education to children who have no opportunity to go to school can't be achieved by relying solely on the expansion of current education management structures and delivery systems. The challenge is to develop and scale up complementary models that have demonstrated they can effectively reach chronically underserved populations and regions. Comment

OOSC in India

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Varying Estimates in India

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