New profile series on youth education and employment

The EPDC Youth Education and Employment profiles present the most recent country-level education and employment characteristics for youth ages 15-29, including education enrollment, unemployment, labor force status, length of time transitioning to work, and earnings.

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Mainstreaming Equity in Education: New issues paper by the Equity Initiative

This paper was commissioned by the International Education Funders Group (IEFG) as a framing document intended to help establish some of the key issues and challenges that need to be addressed around equity in education, and provide a way forward to mainstreaming equity-oriented programming and data analysis.

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EPDC research on equity published in Journal on Education in Emergencies

Can countries build social cohesion through investments that aim to boost educational equity? EPDC’s recently published paper in the Journal on Education in Emergencies, delves more deeply into this question with a case study on South Africa.

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The Role of Secondary Education Tuition Fees in Enrollment Behavior in Malawi

What is the impact of tuition fees on secondary school enrollment in Malawi? New research evaluates the extent to which tuition fees in secondary school act as an entry barrier for children in Malawi.

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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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Recent research undertaken by EPDC shows the economic impacts of maintaining education inequalities, across 18 low and middle income countries. 
 
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The Education Equity Research Initiative is building a stronger knowledge and evidence base for improving solutions for equity in and through education.

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The EPDC Data Points blog features interactive content on international educational policy and development. You can subscribe by email or through RSS feed.
 
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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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