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EQUIP2 Final Report

Type: Research
Author(s): Smiley
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: EQUIP2 Final Report, lessons learned
After nine years of implementation, EQUIP2’s breadth and depth have been far greater than the designers had anticipated. With 32 associate awards in 20 countries, extensive research conducted in numerous topical areas, and 81 publications totaling 2,141 pages, the project has become a key tool for the expansion of USAID’s education portfolio and expertise in the policy arena. 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

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

Most Vulnerable Children in Tanzania

Type: Research
Author(s): Terway, Dooley, Smiley
Year of Publishing: 2012
Keywords: MVC; OVC; Tanzania; orphans; vulnerable; access; attendance
This paper analyzes the extent to which, in Tanzania, 'child vulnerability' indicators identified by the government of Tanzania are associated with lower educational access, and what additional indicators predict educational vulnerability. Comment