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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

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

Estimating the Costs of Achieving Education for All in Low-Income Countries

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2010
Keywords: Education for All, educational costs, low-income countries, Global Monitoring Report
This is a background paper commissioned for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2010 for financial gap costing on 47 low-income countries in reaching Education for All goals by 2015. Comment

Global Educational Trends

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: Education trends, projections, attainment, inequalities
This report covers ten key education trends in brief two page sections with graphical illustration. The topics include: pre-school attendance, losses in school through dropout, future trends for completion and teacher needs in primary and secondary, inequity by gender and wealth, the role of non-formal education, human capital projections, youth and employment, education and health. Comment

Efficiency: A Study of Promotion-, Repetion- and Dropout Rates among Pupils in Four Age-groups in Sub-Saharan Africa

Type: Research
Author(s): Wils, Sylla, Oliver
Year of Publishing: 2009
Keywords: Education efficiency, promotion, repetition, dropout, Sub-Saharan Africa
This policy brief measures the extent and effects of under- and overage school attendance among pupils in Sub-Saharan Africa based on household survey data from 22 developing countries. Comment

Regional Poverty Rates and School Attendance Differentials

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Poverty, attendance, educational inequality
This working paper analyzes attendance data and children's background characteristics and finds that the regional poverty rate in the aggregate is correlated with lower net attendance rates. Comment

How (Well) is Education Measured in Household Surveys?

Type: Research
Author(s): Wils
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Household survey, education modules, comparative analysis
This working paper analyzes how well education information is collected in a wide variety of 30 recent household surveys. The intent of the analysis is to identify good practice and pitfalls in education modules, and the recommendations are intended to be used as the basis for an interagency workgroup on improving education modules in household surveys. Comment

The Extent and Impact of Non-formal Education in 28 Developing Countries

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Non-formal education, income, impact
The study approximates the impact of non-formal education by comparing incomes of households headed by persons with non-formal education compared to households headed by persons with no schooling.or formal primary or secondary education. Comment

The Shrinking Urban-Rural School Attendance Gap 1990-2006

Type: Research
Year of Publishing: 2008
Keywords: Education inequality, attendance, sub-national
This working paper examines changes in the urban-rural attendance gap at the national and subnational level. Comment

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