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The Impact of Education Across Sectors

The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Democracy

Type: Research
Author(s): DeStefano
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Democracy, the impact of education across sectors, democracy
This policy brief summarizes the ways in which investments in democratic institutions and in education are mutually supportive. Comment

The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Food Security

Type: Research
Author(s): McNabb
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Food, the impact of education across sectors, food security
This policy brief explores ways in which the education sector contributes to the creation of food security, as well as how a more food secure population can have better educational outcomes, promoting an upward spiral of better nourished, better educated citizens. Comment

The Impact of Education Across Sectors: Health

Type: Research
Author(s): Valladares, Alvarado
Year of Publishing: 2011
Keywords: The impact of education across sectors: health, impact of education across sectors, health
This brief compares and contrasts the health and education sectors in relation to poverty and inequality. It also examines the causal relationship between education interventions to health outcomes, and reviews and advocates for some educational interventions that have been shown to lead to improved health outcomes. Comment

Why Gender Equity in Education Reform?

Type: Research
Author(s): Kendall
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Why Gender Equity in Education Reform?, the impact of education across sectors, gender equity
A review of education reform programming finds that female-focused and top-down efforts are only marginally effective. A shift to bottom-up, participatory policymaking, monitoring, and evaluation practices helps assure that gender and education activities are informed by and are responsive to complex social, cultural, political, and economic conditions. Comment

Strengthening Gender and Education Programming in the 21st Century

Type: Research
Author(s): Kendall
Year of Publishing: 2006
Keywords: Strengthening Gender and Education Programming in the 21st Century, the impact of education across sectors, Malawi
This paper explores the current status of gender equity in education by examining the USAID-funded Girls’ Attainment in Basic Literacy and Education (GABLE) project in Malawi from 1991 to 2003. It was one of the earliest and most successful efforts to promote a gender parity approach to girls’ education. This study describes some of the project’s positive outcomes and unintended consequences. Comment

Educating Children with Disabilities: Who are the Children with Disabilities?

Type: Research
Author(s): McLaughlin, Ruedel
Year of Publishing: 2005
Keywords: Educating Children with Disabilities: Who are the Children with Disabilities?, the impact of education across sectors, children with disabilities
This brief concerns the classification of children with disabilities in educational systems, including how such classifications vary across countries. The implications of the differing classification criteria affect the provision of educational opportunities for every child, regardless of the nature or level of his or her physical, mental, or sensory disability. Comment