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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

Meeting EFA: Reaching the Underserved through Complementary Models of Effective Schooling

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Meeting EFA: Reaching the Underserved through Complementary Models of Effective Schooling, Complementary Education Models, Strategies for Achieving EFA, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mali, Zambia
This paper synthesizes the findings from nine case studies of successful complementary education programs in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mali, and Zambia. The programs serve populations that otherwise have limited or no access to government provided schooling, and are not meant to serve as non-formal alternatives to primary education. Comment

Pour arriver à l’Education Pour Tous : Modèles efficaces d’éducation complémentaire pour les délaissés

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Pour arriver à l’Education Pour Tous : Modèles efficaces d’éducation complémentaire pour les délaissés, Complementary Education Models, Strategies for Achieving EFA, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mali, Zambia
This paper synthesizes the findings from nine case studies of successful complementary education programs in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mali, and Zambia. The programs serve populations that otherwise have limited or no access to government provided schooling, and are not meant to serve as non-formal alternatives to primary education. Comment

Meeting EFA: Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) Primary Schools

Type: Research
Author(s): Chabbott
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Meeting EFA: Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) Primary Schools, Complementary Education Models, Strategies for Achieving EFA, Bangladesh
This study explores the BRAC Primary Schools (BPS) program through the lens of: 1) Access, completion, and learning; 2) Cost and cost-effectiveness; 3) Quality, covering inputs, teaching and learning, and management; and 4) Policy and the enabling environment. 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

Public Expenditure Tracking in Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Winkler
Year of Publishing: 2005
Keywords: Public Expenditure Tracking in Education, Decentralization in Education Systems, Decentralization, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Uganda, Zambia
Developing countries have increased spending on primary-secondary education in recent years to fulfill their commitment to quality education for all. However, several countries have been disappointed in the results of their additional investments and have begun to explore the reasons for the meager gains. The Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) has been an important tool in these investigations. Comment

Educating the World's Children: Patterns of Growth and Inequality

Type: Research
Author(s): Wils, Carrol, Barrow
Year of Publishing: 2005
Keywords: Education growth, inequality, schooling, universal primary education, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Uganda
This report analyzes long-term historical trends of primary and secondary school entry, presents projections of education growth to 2025 for 70 countries, and provides alternative estimates for when these countries will reach universal primary education. It examines sub-national inequality of schooling and the impact of inequality on education growth. 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

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