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South Africa National Education Profile 2018

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

Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: South Africa Case Study

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2015
Keywords: equity, peacebuilding, education
Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: South Africa Case Study by Family Health International 360 (FHI 360)’s Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC) is a mixed-methods case study, carried out as part of UNICEF’s Peacebuilding, Education, and Advocacy (PBEA) Programme, that examines the relationship of investments in educational equity and in social capital on social cohesion in South Africa. Much of South Africa’s modern history is marked by institutionalized inequality and the mass struggle against it.

PIRLS 2006 and 2011 supplementary indicators

Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2014
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This spreadsheet provides content indicators for PIRLS assessments for 2006 and 2011 based on indicators used in publications and as an alternative to indicators in the epdc.org database.

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.

South Africa SACMEQ Profile

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: South Africa, SACMEQ Profiles, SACMEQ

EQUIP Associate Awards Project Analyses, 2003-2009

Type: Research
Author(s): Yeo
Year of Publishing: 2010
Keywords: EQUIP Associate Awards Project Analyses, 2003-2009, education data information and learning outcomes, EQUIP
This report presents various trends that have emerged under the EQUIP LWA including: 1) an overview of funding in the EQUIP LWA, geographical distribution, country level education and development indicators; 2) trends in Associate Award design followed by trends in award modifications; 3) patterns in country program activities according to common thematic areas. Comment

School Fees in South Africa: Increasing quality or decreasing equality?

Type: Research
Author(s): Raab, Terway
Year of Publishing: 2010
Keywords: School Fees in South Africa: Increasing quality or decreasing equality?, school fees, South Africa
Tags: School Fees
While school fees are hotly debated in South Africa, there is little information about the effects of this policy on schools. This study examines the school principals’ implementation of South Africa’s school fees policy and analyzes its effectiveness in tackling the issues of equity and redress in the post-apartheid environment. Comment

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

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