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SACMEQ 1999, 2003, 2007 supplementary indicators

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
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This spreadsheet provides content indicators for SACMEQ assessments for 1999, 2003 and 2007 based on indicators used in publications and as an alternative to indicators in the epdc.org database.

Long Path to Achieving Education for All: School Access, Retention, and Learning in 20 Countries

Type: Research
Author(s): Ania Chaluda
Year of Publishing: 2014
Keywords: Education for all, access, learning, retention, DHS, MICS, SACMEQ, SERCE, PIRLS, PASEC
The last decades have seen an impressive growth in school participation in developing countries. As countries have made remarkable progress towards universal primary school completion, the focus in the development community has shifted to reaching the most disadvantaged populations, and improving the quality of education. Is school access truly universal? And now that most children are in school, do we know whether they are actually learning?

Lesotho Out of School Profile

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Lesotho, oosc, out of school

Lesotho Education Trends 2000-2025

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Lesotho, Lesotho Trends, trends

Lesotho SACMEQ Profile

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Lesotho, Lesotho SACMEQ Profile, SACMEQ Profile, sacmeq

Lesotho EFA Fast Track Initiative Profile

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Lesotho, Lesotho EFA Fast Track Initiative Profile, EFA Fast Track Initiative Profiles, ftip

Pupil Performance and Age: A Study of Promotion, Repetition and Dropout Rates Among Pupils in Four Age Groups in 35 Countries

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: School performance, age group, promotion, repetition, dropout
This working paper investigates the extent of under- and overage pupils in developing countries and the differences in school performance by age group. The study finds that in the lower grades of primary school, older pupils generally outperform younger ones and younger pupils are far more likely to repeat grades. In higher grades of primary school and in all grades of secondary school, older pupils under-perform; they are less likely to be promoted and more likely to drop out of school than younger pupils.

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

Wealth Still Matters: A Study of Wealth Differentials in Primary School Attendance from 1990-2006 in Developing Countries

Type: Research
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: Education inequality, attendance, wealth, household survey
This working paper examines changes in attendance differentials by wealth over time from 1990-2006 for 61 developing and transitional countries, based on household surveys and finds that school attendance differentials by wealth have declined over time in almost all countries. Declines in wealth differentials are almost universally associated with an overall increase in school attendance. Comment

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