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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.

EPDC Spotlight on Nepal

May 4, 2015 by sgates

Sarah Gates, Research Intern, EPDC This post continues 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

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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 National Learning Assessments Mapping Project: Key Findings

March 4, 2015 by Xuejiao Cheng

From July 2012 to September 2013, the Center for Universal Education of the Brookings Institution together with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics convened a global consultation group to form the Learning Metrics Task Force (

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Conflict and student learning in East Africa

February 15, 2015 by charles.gale

The connection between violent conflict and educational access was the subject of a previous post.  In this post we look at the relationship between conflict and learning levels. As children and youth have gained access to

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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 Afghanistan

January 12, 2015 by mawang

Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in Central/South Asia which was classified as a low-income country by the World Bank in 2014. While having diversity of languages and ethnic groups, Islam is the dominant religion in

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Schooling and conflict in Nigeria: Leveraging subnational data

January 4, 2015 by charles.gale

By Charles Gale, Research Associate, Education Policy and Data Center Overview

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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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