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EPDC Data Points

Welcome to the EPDC Data Points blog! Here you will find posts featuring bits of ongoing research, analysis, and data visualizations from the EPDC team, as well as ways to best utilize the resources and website features we offer. Read on to engage with a wider community of education and international development research professionals.

Learning Assessments

May 17, 2018 by matt.krupoff

The Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC) has updated its database of International, and regional, learning assessments in the subjects of reading, mathematics, and science. These assessments help ascertain the extent to which

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Measuring education progress to ensure no one is left behind

April 30, 2018 by jsullivan

Jane Sullivan, Program Officer, EPDC EPDC provides guidance on the operationalization of equity measurement in Chapter 3 of the Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education, produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).

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New Household Survey Data from DHS and MICS

April 2, 2018 by matt.krupoff

The Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC) has just updated its database with education indicators from recent rounds of household surveys from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS).

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Household Survey Data Updates

August 15, 2017 by celeste.carano

EPDC has updated its database with some of the most recent household survey data published by DHS and MICS.

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EPDC research on equity published in Journal on Education in Emergencies

August 8, 2017 by celeste.carano

Can countries build social cohesion through investments that aim to boost educational equity? Particularly for conflict and post-conflict societies, educational opportunity is viewed as a key pathway to counter past

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New profile series on youth education and employment

March 13, 2017 by charles.gale

EPDC is pleased to announce the release of our country-level Youth Education and Employment profiles. These profiles present the most recent education and employment characteristics for youth, representative at the country level

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New data shows education and employment conditions for youth across countries

November 23, 2016 by charles.gale

EPDC is pleased to announce the addition of indicators from youthSTATS that include disaggregations of key youth labor market data by educational levels. 

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Starting Early for Equity in Education: The case of Rwanda

October 20, 2016 by charles.gale

In this post, we feature the Rwanda data to highlight some trends in early childhood education in the country.  

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Recent data show improvements in early childhood education in low income countries

October 4, 2016 by huyen.nguyen

EPDC's administrative data updates show increased monitoring of pre-primary schooling, as well as persistent challenges in education access across Sub Saharan Africa.

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Making the Case for Universal Primary Education

September 7, 2016 by Hibatalla Ibrahim

Were the free primary education policies implemented in the 1990s successful? EPDC reviews evidence from Ethiopia, Malawi and Uganda. 

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