Education inequality and violent conflict: New policy brief

Recent research from EPDC suggests that armed conflict has a strong impact on the exacerbation of pre-existing education inequalities. Find out more about the research we conducted with UNICEF's Learning for Peace programme in our latest policy brief.

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EPDC co-launches Education Equity Research Initiative

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.

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Making Waves: Rising Demand for Secondary Education

This brief quantifies what we can expect in terms of demand for secondary education in the coming decade, with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and on lower secondary education. We also highlight school resource challenges the region will face as it expands secondary education while continuing to expand primary education in pursuit of universal primary education.

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Horizontal Education Inequality Profiles

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.

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National Learning Assessments

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.

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Recent research undertaken by EPDC shows the economic impacts of maintaining education inequalities, across 18 low and middle income countries. 
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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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Uganda's Universal Secondary Education policy was the first of its kind in Sub Saharan Africa, when it was launched in 2007. What are the equity effects of the policy?

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