USAID's Bureau for Africa has developed A Guide for Strengthening Gender Equality and Inclusiveness in Teaching and Learning Materials to promote inclusivity and equality in teaching and learning materials. The main themes of the Guide are summarized here.
This analysis identifies equity dimensions relevant to the program- and country-contexts and augments the structured approach to include a longitudinal aspect to the analysis, examining growth trajectories as a way of tracing equity effects.
This presentation offers the methodological framework of the Structured Questions, and examines a simulated dataset to demonstrate the proposed structured approach to impact evaluations and highlight variability of group and school learning outcomes.
This is the recording of the Structured Approach to Equity Analysis webinar on on April 26, 2017. The recording is divided into two parts and provides guidance on conducting a general sequence of analyses with a focus on the equity lens.
This briefing sets out what action Save the Children believes is needed to close the education financing gap and ensure that every last child is learning. Our ‘Call to Action’ sets out our recommendations on domestic financing, bilateral aid, and funding for multilateral mechanisms - such as the Global Partnership for Education, the Education Cannot Wait fund for education in emergencies, and establishing the newly proposed International Financing Facility for Education.
The Washington Group/UNICEF Module on Child Functioning, finalized in 2016, covers children between 2 and 17 years of age and assesses functional difficulties in different domains including hearing, vision, communication/comprehension, learning, mobility and emotions. To better reflect the degree of functional difficulty, each area is assessed against a rating scale. The purpose is to identify the subpopulation of children who are at greater risk than other children of the same age or who are experiencing limited participation in an unaccommodating environment. The set of questions is intended for use in national household surveys and censuses.
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.
The 2016 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs).
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.
This report from RESULTS Education Fund investigates World Bank’s basic education investments through its private lending arm (the IFC) and explore if IFC investments in education reach the poorest groups and help reduce extreme poverty.
Check out highlights from the Equity Initiative panels at the 2017 CIES conference in Atlanta and other significant work from the Initiative's first year and learn about the different ways to take action moving forward.
This fact sheet outlines the Education Equity Research Initiative, which connects organizations and individuals interested in developing, supporting or disseminating evidence on education equity globally.