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6 steps for measuring equitable education access in crisis and conflict settings

This blog post outlines six steps for developing, measuring and monitoring customized indicators of equitable education access in crisis and conflict settings. Check out the Equity Indicators for Access guidance document for more on the process for developing equity indicators customized to individual projects.

Published: Nov 21, 2018

Author(s): Fernanda Soares and Anne Smiley, FHI 360, and Daniel Lavan, ECCN

Posted inR&E SEARCH for EVIDENCE

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From Concept to Practice: Five Steps to Measure Education Equity

Measuring equity in education is complex and can be done in many different ways. This blog outlines the process developed by Equity Initiative members to link two commonly used approaches into one 5-step process. The full process can be found in the Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education, published by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), 

Published: May 21, 2018

Author(s): Carina Omoeva, Wael Moussa and Rachel Hatch, FHI 360

Posted in: Data for Sustainable Development, UNESCO Institute for Statistics Blog

This blog was also published by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE)

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Reducing Conflict through Equitable Education

The relationship between education inequality and violent conflict is clear: Inequitable access to quality education makes the world less safe. Recent research for UNICEF by FHI 360 found that the likelihood of experiencing violent conflict doubles in countries with high education inequality between ethnic and religious groups, and the reverse is also true; violent conflict increases educational inequalities between groups.

Published: January 24, 2018

Authors: Anne Smiley, FHI 360, and Nina Weisenhorn, USAID

Posted inECCN Blog

5 features of a monitoring, evaluation and learning system geared towards equity in education

How do we operationalize equity in education, in the context of education development programming? This blog post from FHI 360’s R&E Search For Evidence blog presents five features necessary for a monitoring, evaluation and learning system to be geared towards equity in education.

Published: January 23, 2018

Author: Carina Omoeva, FHI 360

Posted inR&E SEARCH for EVIDENCE

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To achieve equity in education, we need the right data

This blog post from FHI 360’s R&E Search For Evidence blog addresses to the need to be deliberate in building a monitoring, evaluation and learning system that generates the data and analysis that help answer the question: are we improving education equity through our programming and policy?

Published: January 18, 2018

Author: Carina Omoeva, FHI 360

Posted inR&E SEARCH for EVIDENCE

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What is conflict-sensitive education and why is it necessary?
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What is conflict-sensitive education and why is it needed? Joseph Sany and Anne Smiley, FHI 360 technical advisors, outline the components of this way of looking at education in specific contexts and highlight considerations for increasing the positive effects while decreasing the negative effects of education in conflict settings.

Published: January 08, 2018

Authors: Joseph Sany and Anne Smiley, FHI 360

Posted inA Deeper Look Podcast

Making a Case for Accelerated Education: How It Can Be Done

The Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG) has completed a series of studies on the application of Accelerated Education Principles for Effective Practice. These 10 evidence-based principles aim to clarify the essential components of an effective Accelerated Education Program (AEP). The review of the application of the AEP Principles included four case studies, conducted in Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, and with two programs in Dadaab in North East Kenya, that highlight how contextual differences are managed in assessing adherence to the principles and in ensuring effectiveness of AEP programs generally.

Published: August, 2017

Author: Kayla Boisvert, Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG)

Posted in: ECCN Blog

Moving Up a Gear: The CapED Initiative

A joint effort of UNESCO’s education sector unit and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), the SDG 4 pilot initiative is an initiative aimed to help bridge the gap between national education policies and data collection and use.

Published: August, 2017

Authors: Silvia Montoya, UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Jordan Naidoo, UNESCO

Posted in: Data for Sustainable Development- UNESCO Institute for Statistics Blog

IFC investments in basic education: marginalising the poorest
Non-formal primary school in Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: TonyBaker

Non-formal primary school in Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: TonyBaker

Despite the World Bank’s commitment to promote free primary education, the International Finance Corporation (IFC, the World Bank’s private sector arm) approved $162 million in investments for the expansion of fee-charging, for-profit primary and secondary schools worldwide from 2011 to 2015.

Published: April 2017

Author: Milagros Lechleiter, RESULTS Educational Fund

Posted in: The Bretton Woods Project

The PAL Network Learning Journey: Power to the People!

The power of the PAL Network lies in the fact that it is led by citizens themselves. This post from the GEM Report blog explores how the PAL Network's citizen-led assessment model allows hundreds of thousands of citizens to experience and understand the many learning challenges first hand in their own communities.

Published: November 2017

Author: Hannah-May Wilson, PAL Network

Posted in: GEMR- World Education Blog

Equity in Education: Evidence for Investments in the SDG Era

As our world has become more interconnected and technology-dependent, the role of education as the primary pathway to social and economic mobility has grown stronger. We now live in the most prosperous era in the history of mankind, but one where a quality education is the price of admission into the 21st century knowledge economy.

Read the latest blog from FHI 360's CEO, Patrick Fine.

Published: September, 2016

Author: Patrick Fine, FHI 360

Posted inThe Blog - Huffington Post

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