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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.

Reflections on the Legacy of EPDC

March 23, 2020 by tsmithsreen

We take pride in the contributions that EPDC made to the field of education over the past 16+ years, highlighted in our Legacy of EPDC blog post. To celebrate the work of EPDC, we asked a few EPDC alumni and champions to share

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The Legacy of EPDC

March 23, 2020 by Carina Omoeva

Dear friends: On April 15, 2020 we will be retiring Education Policy and Data Center resources and would like to take this moment to celebrate EPDC and express our gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to the global

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Looking ahead: Assessing the accuracy of Education Policy and Data Center projections

September 17, 2019 by sean.cremin

EPDC tested the accuracy of our education projection model from 2012 against five years of actual UIS data. Here, we explore initial findings.

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New country landing page visualizations offer users dynamic ways to engage with education data

January 28, 2019 by jsullivan

EPDC has updated its country landing pages with new visuals featuring country-specific education data.

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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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