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EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Policy Dialogue

Type: Research
Author(s): Lehner, Alvarado
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Policy Dialogue, lessons learned, policy dialogue
For this study, three EQUIP2 projects were selected that were implemented by different agencies within the EQUIP2 consortium, in Zambia, Guatemala, and El Salvador between the time period 2003 and 2011. The review sought to draw out the lessons learned pertaining to designing, implementing, and evaluating effective policy dialogue programs. Comment

EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Teacher Professional Development

Type: Research
Author(s): Ginsburg, Rose, Adelman
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 Lessons Learned in Education: Teacher Professional Development, lessons learned, teacher professional development
The USAID-funded Educational Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP1 and 2) has provided assistance to governments in various countries in the area of teacher professional development over the past seven years. In this paper, EQUIP projects in Djibouti, Liberia, and Pakistan were selected for review. Comment

EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Teacher Professional Development

Type: Research
Author(s): Ginsburg
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: EQUIP2 State-of-the-Art Knowledge in Education: Teacher Professional Development, lessons learned, teacher professional development
This paper discusses some of the key system and policy dimensions of professional development. It begins by outlining a broad and comprehensive conception of professional development and then identifies a set of principles of effective professional development systems and policies. Comment

Using Opportunity to Learn and Early Grade Reading Fluency to Measure School Effectiveness in Mozambique

Type: Research
Author(s): Adelman, Moore, Manji
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: Using Opportunity to Learn and Early Grade Reading Fluency to Measure School Effectiveness in Mozambique, opportunity to learn, Mozambique
When all the opportunity to learn (OTL) factors are accounted for, only 30 days a year remain for actual instruction to take place compared to the expected 183 days mandated by the Ministry of Education. Comment

The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Democracy

Type: Research
Author(s): DeStefano
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Democracy, the impact of education across sectors, democracy
This policy brief summarizes the ways in which investments in democratic institutions and in education are mutually supportive. Comment

The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Food Security

Type: Research
Author(s): McNabb
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Food, the impact of education across sectors, food security
This policy brief explores ways in which the education sector contributes to the creation of food security, as well as how a more food secure population can have better educational outcomes, promoting an upward spiral of better nourished, better educated citizens. Comment

The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Health

Type: Research
Author(s): Valladares, Alvarado
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: The impact of education across sectors: health, impact of education across sectors, health
This brief compares and contrasts the health and education sectors in relation to poverty and inequality. It also examines the causal relationship between education interventions to health outcomes, and reviews and advocates for some educational interventions that have been shown to lead to improved health outcomes. Comment

Escuelas Activas: Apuestas para Mejorar la Calidad de la Educación

Type: Research
Author(s): Mogollón, Solano
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: Active Schools, Escuela Nueva, education, FHI 360, Professor Oscar Mogollón, Marina Solano, quality
The Active School approach grew out of a participatory process of analyzing the complex issues affecting quality education in a multi-grade school, preserving the meaning of the rural school, successfully engaging the community and respecting cultural patterns.

Active Schools: Our Convictions for Improving the Quality of Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Mogollón, Solano
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: Active Schools, Escuela Nueva, education, FHI 360, Professor Oscar Mogollón, Marina Solano, quality
The Active School is a comprehensive pedagogical approach that uses personalized instruction and the development of strong bonds between school and community to ensure that children learn the skills they need for life outside school. The Active School approach grew out of a participatory process of analyzing the complex issues affecting quality education in a multi-grade school, preserving the meaning of the rural school, successfully engaging the community and respecting cultural patterns.

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

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