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Belize National Education Profile 2018

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2018
Keywords: Belize, National Education Profile, NEP

2014 Newsletter - January

Type: News Archive
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Access, learning, learning pyramids, survival, administrative data, household surveys, EPDC news, data notes, Beekungo, DHS, MICS, SACMEQ, PASEC, PIRLS, SERCE
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The January 2014 newsletter announces the release of Long Path to Achieving Education for All: School Access, Learning and Retention in 20 Countries by Ania Chaluda. It also announces the addition of the EPDC News section which features short blurbs about ongoing research in EPDC, and the expansion of the Data Notes section of the website.

Sub-national Disparities in Learning

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: Education inequality, sub-national, attendance, pupil-teacher ratio, education outcomes
This working paper examines sub-national differences in student learning by in 25 developing countries. The study proposes criteria for selecting the best measure of learning disparity. It finds that sub-national learning score disparity correlates poorly to the pupil-teacher ratio differentials and best to attendance rate differentials. Comment

Global Educational Trends

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: Education trends, projections, attainment, inequalities
This report covers ten key education trends in brief two page sections with graphical illustration. The topics include: pre-school attendance, losses in school through dropout, future trends for completion and teacher needs in primary and secondary, inequity by gender and wealth, the role of non-formal education, human capital projections, youth and employment, education and health. Comment

Thoughts on an Early Childhood Care and Education Index

Type: Research
Author(s): Barrow, Sommerfelt, Wils, Levine
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Education for All, early childhood, health, vulnerable children
This paper explores 58 education and health related indicators for use in an early childhood index which could be used, among other purposes, to monitor the first Education for All Goal: Expanding and improving comprehensive early childhood care and education, especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children. Comment

What Works in Expanding School Participation

Type: Research
Author(s): Dusen
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Education growth, enrollment, completion, education expansion, participation
The paper identifies some of the key government policies responsible for the rapid expansion in primary enrollment and completion prior to 2005, and explores the likelihood of continued expansion and the implications of expansion for individuals and the countries as a whole. Comment