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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.

Senegal’s Progress Still Marked by Regional and Gender Inequality

October 9, 2014 by mawang

  Although access to education in Senegal has been increasing rapidly over the past two decades, overall levels of educational attainment are still quite low. Currently, in less than half of all working age Senegalese ever

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Female's Academic Advantage

Are Same Sex Classes Exacerbating the Female’s Academic Advantage?

September 30, 2014 by Elizabeth Buckner

By: Natsumi Ohashi, GLG-Kobe Intern and Elizabeth Buckner, EPDC Research Associate    Is it possible that same-sex classes are exacerbating females' academic advantage? In this blog post, we examine the case of Palestine to

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Literacy data: more, but not always better (part 2 of 2)

September 17, 2014 by rachel.hatch

Literacy data: more, but not always better (part 2 of 2) Elizabeth Buckner, Research Associate, EPDC; Rachel Hatch, Research Associate, EPDC

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Literacy data: more, but not always better (part 1 of 2)

September 12, 2014 by Elizabeth Buckner

Literacy data: more, but not always better Elizabeth Buckner, Research Associate, EPDC; Rachel Hatch, Research Associate, EPDC

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EPDC Spotlight on Ethiopia

September 2, 2014 by charles.gale

EPDC Spotlight on Ethiopia Each week, the EPDC Data Points blog will 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 the

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School Children in Honduras

EPDC Spotlight on Honduras

August 21, 2014 by EPDC

By: Kemi Oyewole and Khaled Al-Abbadi Continuing our focus on education in Central America, this EPDC Spotlight on Honduras points out the limited educational opportunities many Honduran youth have for secondary education. 

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Violence Threatens Educational Gains in Central America

August 14, 2014 by Elizabeth Buckner

Gang violence is threatening children's safety and well being throughout Central America. It is also threatening the impressive educational gains many nations have made over the past two decades.

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EPDC Spotlight on Mali

July 30, 2014 by EPDC

EPDC Spotlight on Mali Each week, the EPDC Data Points blog will 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 the

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EPDC Spotlight on Uganda

July 23, 2014 by EPDC

EPDC Spotlight on Uganda Each week, the EPDC Data Points blog will 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 the

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EPDC Spotlight on Morocco

July 14, 2014 by EPDC

EPDC Spotlight on Morocco Each week, the EPDC Data Points blog will 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 the

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