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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

Seeing the reconstruction of primary education in Southern Sudan through EMIS 2006-2009

Type: Research
Author(s): Kim, Wils, Moses, Jang
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: Sudan, South Sudan, Education for All, Global Monitoring Report, EMIS, reconstruction
This commissioned background report for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2011 looks at the reconstruction of primary education in Southern Sudan through EMIS 2006-2009 data. Comment

School Report Cards: Some Recent Experiences

Type: Research
Author(s): Cameron, Moses, Gillies
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: School Report Cards: Some Recent Experiences, Education Data, Information, Learning Outcomes, Uganda, Namibia, Ghana, Brazil, India, United States, Nigeria, Guinea, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
School report cards are school-level information systems meant to increase accountability and transparency. The purpose of this paper is to present the various types of school report cards and information systems currently being used and establish a typology for understanding the range of audiences and purposes for such systems, as well as the continuum of cost and sophistication involved. Comment

Are School Report Cards Effective?

Type: Research
Author(s): Cameron, Moses, Gillies
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Are School Report Cards Effective?, Education Data, Information, Learning Outcomes
Education decentralization requires that substantial information be available to local and regional stakeholders. Several countries have successfully piloted school-level information systems known as ‘school report cards’ to promote best practices and involve community members in the reform process. Comment

Accurate Demographic Data Needed

Type: Research
Author(s): Moses
Year of Publishing: 2004
Keywords: Accurate Demographic Data Needed, Education Data, Information, Learning Outcomes
Virtually every governmental ministry and supporting organization requires accurate census data to judge demand for services. This is particularly true of health and education ministries, which require good population data by single age, gender, and location. However, some countries still use old and innacurate data. Comment

Strengthening Accountability and Participation: School Self-Assessment in Namibia

Type: Research
Author(s): Moses
Year of Publishing: 2004
Keywords: Strengthening Accountability and Participation: School Self-Assessment in Namibia, Decentralization in Education Systems, Decentralization, Namibia
The school self-assessment (SSA) system in Namibia was developed to respond to the Ministry of Education’s need to monitor and evaluate education results despite its chronic lack of funds. The SSA system is a core tool that helps communities and parents contribute constructively to educational improvement. Comment