Early marriage and education

For Malala Day, EPDC research was featured on the FHI 360 Degrees blog. Using recent household survey data from nine East and Southern African countries, we find that married adolescent girls are 20 times as likely to be out of school as unmarried peers. Evidence points to education policies which specifically target girls who are at risk of dropout.

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New look for epdc.org

EPDC has a new look! Learn about some of the new features, including a new region of the homepage to feature interactive content, launch of the 'Data Points' blog, and our new YouTube channel, which features tutorial videos to help you get the most out of the website.

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Long Path to Achieving Education for All

EPDC's most recent policy brief finds that although access to education is close to universal in most countries, a significant proportion of those who reach the upper primary grades never gain basic literacy skills

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Education trend projections

EPDC has updated Education Trends profiles for over 60 countries. The profiles present country trends and projections from 2000 to 2025 for primary and lower secondary education indicators.

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Is universal completion within reach?

EPDC's policy brief summarizes the methodology used in the generation of the Education Trends 2000-2025 profile series, which presents trends and projections of country level education data up to 2025.

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EPDC recently completed a comprehensive mapping of national learning assessments across the globe. Read our summary blog post, and get the metadata: 
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Interested in the methodology EPDC uses in its trends projection profiles? Trends are based on the most recent historical data from UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
 
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Learn about recent changes to EPDC's learning outcomes data that makes it easier and more intuitive to search across assessments.
 
 
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Check out our new YouTube channel, featuring tutorials with step-by-step instructions for how to perform data searches, build visualizations and use other features of the website.

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