Sep
5
11:30am11:30am

UKFIET 2017: Education Equity Research Initiative: Assessing Equity in Learning

This symposium to be presented at the UKFIET 2017 conference is formed around a common analytical framework developed by the Equity Initiative for analysis of learning outcomes data, with a differentiated look at program impact.  Using a common sequence of analytical steps, all contributors to this panel apply an equity lens to their own programmatic data.

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Structured Questions Webinar
Apr
26
11:00am11:00am

Structured Questions Webinar

This webinar will present a demonstration and detailed exposition of the structured questions for equity analysis and offer guidance on how they can be used to conduct analyses of education datasets. Following the webinar, attendees will have the know-how and access to a community of practice to guide their own use of the tools.

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CIES 2017: Problematizing the use of program learning data to investigate equity (group panel)
Mar
8
11:30am11:30am

CIES 2017: Problematizing the use of program learning data to investigate equity (group panel)

  • Sheraton Atlanta, 1, Georgia 6 (South Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This panel represents the first collaborative analysis across implementing partners answering the structured questions agreed by practitioners in the Education Equity Research Initiative. It offers a cross-agency view of action to improve the ways that we identify and analyze data to address inequity.

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CIES 2017: Researching Educational (In)Equality in Contexts of Conflict and Fragility: Hearing from New Scholars from Conflict-Affected Contexts (group roundtable paper session)
Mar
7
2:45pm 2:45pm

CIES 2017: Researching Educational (In)Equality in Contexts of Conflict and Fragility: Hearing from New Scholars from Conflict-Affected Contexts (group roundtable paper session)

  • Sheraton Atlanta, 1, Georgia 10 (South Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The purpose of this roundtable session is twofold, to:

  • contribute to the growing scholarship on education equity and conflict
  • support the work of scholars from conflict-affected countries
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CIES 2017: Using PAL Network data to identify children who are being left behind (group panel)
Mar
7
10:00am10:00am

CIES 2017: Using PAL Network data to identify children who are being left behind (group panel)

  • Sheraton Atlanta, 1, Capitol Center (North Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This panel wishes to present and explore in-depth analysis of disaggregated data collected from household-based, citizen-led assessments countries across the PAL Network to focus specifically on those children with inherited and multiple disadvantages that are most likely to be left behind. 

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CIES 2017: Equity at the Policy Level (group panel)
Mar
7
8:00am 8:00am

CIES 2017: Equity at the Policy Level (group panel)

  • Sheraton Atlanta, Macon Room (South Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The panel addresses the issue of education inequality by reviewing and cataloguing institutional drivers of inequality in educational outcomes, measurement of educational inequality indices related to access by gender, children with disabilities, and location, and over an individual lifecycle.

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CIES 2017: The Equity Implications of Household Contributions to Education (Group Panel)
Mar
6
1:15pm 1:15pm

CIES 2017: The Equity Implications of Household Contributions to Education (Group Panel)

  • Sheraton Atlanta, 1, Capitol Center (North Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 Particularly in regards to measurement, this panel will help to inform key deliverables of the Equity Initiative, and more broadly will provide the field with information to help better conceptualize the role of household education contributions in determining key life outcomes for children.

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CIES 2017: Rethinking equity measurement practices to ensure education goals are met by all (group panel)
Mar
6
11:30am11:30am

CIES 2017: Rethinking equity measurement practices to ensure education goals are met by all (group panel)

  • Sheraton Atlanta, Sheraton Atlanta, Capitol Center (North Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This panel synthesizes the findings from systematic reviews, undertaken by the Education Equity Research Initiative, that lay out the current practices in equity measurement by global sources, within educational interventions, and for conflict-affected and fragile contexts.

 

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CIES 2017: Measuring Education Equity: Theory and Practice (workshop)
Mar
5
11:45am11:45am

CIES 2017: Measuring Education Equity: Theory and Practice (workshop)

  • Sheraton Hotel, Georgia 7 (South Tower) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop aims to provide participants with a stronger understanding of the methodological and measurement challenges surrounding the analysis of educational equity and inequality. This workshop will also present the audience with the work done by the co-authors of an upcoming publication; the International Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education, co-edited by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the REAL Centre, Cambridge. 

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Sep
29
10:00am10:00am

Equity in Learning : Leaving no one Behind in the SDG 4 Monitoring

Presenter: Pauline Rose, Cambridge University

Target 4.5 explicitly calls for monitoring of equity in education through the use of parity indices and the disaggregation of all education indicators, in particular for the most vulnerable populations.Advancing this measurement agenda representsa new set of challenges for countries and the international community, which must go beyond traditional models of producing education data. A group of international experts discussed conceptual and methodological challenges associated with Target 4.5. highlighting  the global community stands on monitoring needs and actions to be taken to assure robust and relevant monitoring.

Useful links

  • Video of the webinar
  • Summary
  • Key-note presentation by Pauline Rose, Cambridge University 
  • How can education systems become equitable by 2030? 
  • Education Equity Research Initiative by Carina Omoeva, FHI 360
  • Data for children with disability by Ian Attfield, DFID
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Sep
19
3:00pm 3:00pm

Education Equity by 2030: Met by All

Please join us for a panel discussion highlighting the latest progress made in understanding and achieving education equity, followed by a reception with refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.

This event will bring together change makers leading global and national efforts to establish standards and practices for measuring and addressing inequality in education and discuss ways forward to greater understanding and accountability to ensure inclusive and quality education for all by 2030.

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Mar
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

Education Equity Research Initiative Reception

FHI 360 and Save the Children cordially invite you to celebrate the launch of the Education Equity Research Initiative. Join us for brief remarks about this collaborative partnership formed to advance the use of research and data for strengthening equity in education followed by hors d’oeuvres and beverages (a cash bar will be available). The program will begin promptly at 7:45 PM.

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Oct
29
12:30pm12:30pm

Does education inequality lead to violent conflict?

UNICEF and FHI 360 cordially invite you to a panel discussion examining the newest evidence on the linkages between systematic inequality in education and the risk of violent civil conflict, and the ways of sustaining learning in conflict-affected environments. The panel will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss the implications of the evidence, the role that education can play in strengthening peace and security, and the ways to advance the importance of investment in educational equity, particularly in fragile environments.

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