Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

Seeking to nurture learner-centered secondary education models that equip economically marginalized girls with a core set of 21st century skills and attributes so that they have the opportunity to make decisions appropriate for their lives. Read our strategy

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Community, Family Support Critical in Girls’ Education

This report finds that poor academic performance is linked to teacher absenteeism, requirements that girls work in the home, and low aspirations and expectations for girls’ education among the girls and their families. Read More

"How A Livelihood Program Changed A Rural Girl's Life"

The Global Fund for Children
Related Grantee: Global Fund for Children
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The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education Funds New Projects

A partnership of private donors and foundations working to improve education today announced $10.3 million in grants that will increase the participation, quality and relevance of secondary education in developing countries. Read More
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Assessing Reasons for School Dropout in Uganda

A report by the International Center for Research on Women examines the factors that contribute to girls ages 14-18 dropping out of school in West Nile, Uganda. Read More
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Supporting Use of Evidence in International Education

A new portal provides a dynamic online resource for education policymakers, practitioners, NGOs, and researchers to access evidence and information for improving primary and secondary education internationally. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, International Programs
Portrait of Raoul J. Davion

Raoul J. Davion

Associate Director, Girls' Secondary Education
Portrait of Moutushi Sengupta

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Deputy Director, India Office
Portrait of Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Kristen J. Molyneaux

Kristen J. Molyneaux

Program Officer, Development and Education
Portrait of Ken Lee

Ken Lee

Senior Executive Assistant
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Communications Officer, Public Affairs