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 and the current status of our work

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A Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Framework for the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE)

This evaluation identifies existing literature in the secondary education sector and builds a framework for learning that spans the entire PSIPSE portfolio.
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A Donor Collaborative to Strengthen Secondary Education

Kim Kerr, Kristen Molyneaux, and Dana Schmidt discuss the Foundation's support of the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education, a collaborative that seeks to increase secondary education access and improve learning outcomes ...
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Assessing Youth Education in Rural India

The Annual Status of Education Report by Pratham assesses the preparedness of youth ages 14-18 in rural India to lead productive adult lives by evaluating their educational abilities beyond foundational reading and arithmetic.
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A Fresh Approach to Evaluating Education Systems

A project by the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution provides an alternative and complementary approach to existing methods of evaluating education quality around the globe.
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Assessing Barriers to Girls’ Secondary Education

A report by the Population Council, a MacArthur grantee, explores the role of family and community in ensuring female students' successful transition from primary to secondary education in India.
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Female Teachers and Gender Equity in Secondary Education

A study by Education Research Unit, a MacArthur grantee, explores the role of female teachers in ensuring gender and social equity in secondary education in India, with a focus on the state of Rajasthan.
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What Works to Improve Secondary Education in Developing Countries

A literature review released by the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education, supported by MacArthur, summarizes evidence on approaches to increasing participation, improving learning, and enhancing the relevance of secondary education in developing ...
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Call for Proposals to Strengthen Secondary Education

The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations.

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Stephanie Platz

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Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
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Kole A. Shettima

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Dipa Nag Chowdhury

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