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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.

Lesotho Out of School Profile

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

School Fee Abolition: Teachers’ Voices

Type: Research
Author(s): Wiener
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: The Effects of School Fee Abolition on Teachers, School fees
Tags: School Fees
Based on a review of the available school fee literature, teachers may face several challenges when fees are abolished, including large classes, a shortage of material resources, increased heterogeneity of learners, and weakened support from parents, head teachers, and non-governmental organizations. Comment

Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Trends in School Access and Experience in Eastern and Southern Africa

Type: Research
Author(s): Smiley, Omoeva, Sylla, Chaluda
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Lesotho, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, OVC, orphans, vulnerable, participation
Now a decade since the term orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) entered the international development literature, FHI 360s Education Policy and Data Center took a look at 5 countries in subSaharan Africa to reflect on the continuing crisis and its relation to educational participation. Comment

School Fee Abolition: Impact on Learning and Persistence

Type: Research
Author(s): Wiener
Year of Publishing: 2010
Keywords: The Effects of School Fee Abolition on Learning Outcomes, school fees, learning outcomes
As many countries abolish school fees as a major step toward achieving universal primary education (UPE), it is imperative that ample attention is given to learning and education quality as well as enrollment. Education expenditures will only produce more benefits if student learning outcomes improve along with the increase in school enrollment and persistence, particularly in the lower primary grades. Comment

An Analysis of USAID Assistance to Basic Education in the Developing World, 1990-2005

Type: Research
Author(s): Chapman, Quijada
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: An Analysis of USAID Assistance to Basic Education in the Developing World, Education Data, Information, Learning Outcomes, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia
This study review USAID basic education documents for 33 projects across 23 countries implemented between 1990 and 2005 in order to determine what has been learned from USAID's investment in education systems that might guide continued educational development efforts of the U.S. and other donors. Comment

The Extent and Impact of Non-formal Education in 28 Developing Countries

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Non-formal education, income, impact
The study approximates the impact of non-formal education by comparing incomes of households headed by persons with non-formal education compared to households headed by persons with no schooling.or formal primary or secondary education. Comment