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Resources for EFA: Where will they come from?

Type: Research
Author(s): Ingram, Wils, Carrol, Townsend
Year of Publishing: 2007
Keywords: Educational finance, resources, Education for All, Public-private partnerships
This policy brief discusses three main sources for education funds in developing countries: public moneys from government, private household contributions, and donor contributions. In many countries these three sources together are insufficient, and public-private partnerships may be able to fill (part of) the gap. Comment

Retention: Just getting children into school is not enough

Type: Research
Author(s): Ingram, Wils, Carrol, Townsend
Year of Publishing: 2007
Keywords: Schooling retention, dropout, completion, primary, secondary
This policy brief finds that 2/3 of the gap to universal primary school completion is caused by early dropout; only 1/3 is from children never entering school. Further, the gap to universal secondary school completion is enormous in almost all developing countries. The brief suggests some strategies to retain children in school. Comment

Educating the World's Children: Patterns of Growth and Inequality

Type: Research
Author(s): Wils, Carrol, Barrow
Year of Publishing: 2005
Keywords: Education growth, inequality, schooling, universal primary education, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Uganda
This report analyzes long-term historical trends of primary and secondary school entry, presents projections of education growth to 2025 for 70 countries, and provides alternative estimates for when these countries will reach universal primary education. It examines sub-national inequality of schooling and the impact of inequality on education growth. Comment