What are the short and long-term effects of inequality in education? What policies have governments taken to address education inequalities? What is the most appropriate way to measure inequality? EPDC's bold new research initiative seeks to provide answers to these questions.
Our education inequality profiles present country level data on ethnic, religious and subnational inequalities in educational attainment, for 16 countries with available data. Learn more in our recent blog posts, from where you can access the profiles.
EPDC recently conducted research on the relationship between education inequalities, conflict and peacebuilding for the Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme, a four-year partnership between the Government of the Netherlands, UNICEF, and partner country governments to strengthen resilience, social cohesion and human security in conflict-affected contexts.
This research brief presents findings from the National Learning Assessment Mapping Project (NLAMP), which collected national assessment metadata from 125 countries from all six regions of the world, and created a database of over 300 assessments, categorizing their subject focus areas, which learning domains they fall in, and at which point in the schooling cycle they are administered.
In a context of ever-increasing appeals for ODA to education, EPDC's latest research shows that with a modest 2% of GDP allocated to primary schooling, Sub-Saharan African countries could generate over $120 billion in funding over 10 years due to projected economic growth.
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EPDC provides global education data, tools for data visualization, and policy-oriented analysis aimed at improving schools and learning in developing countries.
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