Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

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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. Read More
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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. Read More
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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 ... Read More
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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. Read More
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Informing Global Education Strategies

A report by the Brookings Institution draws on wide-ranging research on scaling and learning, including 14 in-depth case studies from around the globe, to share how low- and middle-income countries are providing quality education. Read More

"Pratham Revamps ASER for Deeper Insights"

Business Standard
Related Grantee: Pratham USA
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Improving International Learning Outcomes

A learning portal launched by UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning provides an interactive platform designed to help decision-makers worldwide plan for quality education and improved learning outcomes. Read More
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Identifying Evidence Gaps in Secondary Education

Research by 3ie, supported by MacArthur in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, identifies evidence gaps in the application of transferable skills programs in low- and middle-income countries. Read More

"Where Are The Teachers?"

The Hindu
Related Grantee: ERU Consultants
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"Forging a New Deal in Education"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Schools & Teachers Innovating for Results
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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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