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EPDC Data Points: Education Inequality

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.

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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Armed conflict and education inequality: What do we know?

July 5, 2016 by charles.gale

EPDC's new research for UNICEF's Learning for Peace programme provides evidence for the impact of conflict on education inequalities.

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Education and Conflict: Data for Monitoring and Reporting

May 27, 2016 by charles.gale

Recent advancements in data quality and relevance greatly improve the ability to monitor episodes of violence involving schools, teachers and students.

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January 2016 Household Survey Data Updates

January 6, 2016 by charles.gale

We’re excited to announce the release of the most recent household survey data published by DHS and MICS. EPDC’s database includes over 870,000 data points extracted from large-scale household surveys, covering over 111 countries

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Horizontal Inequalities in Education: Profiles of 16 Countries

April 15, 2015 by sgates

In conjunction with a recent study on the relationship between horizontal education inequality and violent conflict conducted for UNICEF, FHI 360’s Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC) produced 16 Education Inequality Profiles

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EPDC Spotlight on Ghana

January 20, 2015 by mawang

Ghana is a country located in West Africa and bordered by the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean to the south. With the highest per capita income in the sub-region of western Africa, Ghana has outpaced most neighboring countries

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EPDC Spotlight on Zambia

December 1, 2014 by mawang

The Intersection of Health and Education

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What Household Surveys Tell Us About Education

November 24, 2014 by charles.gale

This post originally appeared on the Global Partnership for Education's Education for All blog on September 29, 2014. You can see the original post here.

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EPDC Spotlight on India

November 10, 2014 by mawang

This is the latest post in our Country Spotlight series, where we highlight a different country and the resources we offer, such as data, country profiles, research or other tools that users have available to them through

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