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Uganda Core USAID Education Profile

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Uganda, Core USAID Education Profiles, CoreUSAID

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

Child Vulnerability and Educational Disadvantage in Uganda: Patterns of School Attendance and Performance

Type: Research
Author(s): Sylla, Omoeva, Smiley
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Uganda, vulnerability, OVC, attendance, learning outcomes
This paper analyzes the extent to which Uganda's official government "child vulnerability" indicators are associated with two important components of educational disadvantage: school attendance and sixth grade learning outcomes. Comment

East Africa Profile

Type: Profiles
Author(s): EPDC
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, access, progression, SACMEQ, UWEZO

EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Secondary Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Jacob, Lehner
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Secondary Education, secondary education, lessons learned
This brief provides an overview of secondary education in the developing world, the issues currently driving reform, and some examples of recent reform efforts, the rationale behind them, and lessons learned. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Education Management Information Systems

Type: Research
Author(s): Bernbaum, Moses
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Education Management Information Systems, lessons learned, EMIS
The principal objective of this paper is to gain insights and lessons learned from experienced development practitioners on designing, implementing, and evaluating projects that focus on EMIS or have EMIS components. The review did not focus on technical aspects of EMIS—databases, languages, etc., as this is best left to technical specialists. Comment

How do violent conflicts affect school enrolment?: Analysis of Sub-National Evidence from 19 Countries

Type: Research
Author(s): Chaluda, Sylla, Yan, Wils
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: Education for All, Global Monitoring Report, violent conflict, school enrolment
This commissioned background report for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2011 looks at the effect of violent conflicts on school enrolment at sub-national level in 19 countries. Comment

Universal Basic Education: A Progress-based Path to 2025

Type: Research
Author(s): Wils, Ingram
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: Education for All, projections, education finance
This policy brief looks at the EFA projections up to 2025 based on historical trend of the last decade to best utilize the remaining years to reach EFA goals beyond 2015. Comment

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 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

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