Sparking Innovation in STEM Education with Technology and Collaboration: A Case Study of the HP Catalyst Initiative

This OECD report highlights innovative technology-supported pedagogic models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. The HP Catalyist Intiative, an education grant program by the Hewlett Packet Sustainability and Social Innovation team, is used as a case study to answer questions like: "How can technology-supported learning help to move beyond content delivery and truly enhance STEM education so that students develop a broad mix of skills?

A New Agenda for Education in Fragile States

This report from the Brookings Center for Universal Education looks at the ways the global community is managing or mismanaging education in fragile contexts. The report opens with four reasons why investing in education in fragile contexts is a smart move and transitions into a look at the status of global response to education in fragile states, current challenges for the field of education and fragility, and closer looks at education's policy prioritization at the national and global levens.

Connecting Classrooms - School Partnerships

Connecting Classrooms (CC) is a global education program which offers funding and resources for school partnerships, and the opportunity to share best practices with colleagues in the UK and more than 50 countries throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas.Nigeria

Private Education is Good for the Poor: A study of Private Schools Serving the Poor in Low Income Countries

This two year indepth study in India, kenya, Nigeria and Ghana argues that Private Schools play an important role in reaching the poor and satisfying their educational needs as more number of children are found to be attending private schools. It puts forth suggestions that these private schools could be improved further by helping them access finance or create targetted voucher programs to enable the poor students to attend these schools.    

DFID Education Position Paper: Improving Learning, Expanding Opportunities

This 2013 position paper highlights key questions, projects, and plans within DFID's commitments to global education delivery and financing. The report starts by asking "Why is education important for development?" and "Which education investments matter most?" before transitioning into a critical look at what types of education initiatives the UK government is currently implementing or financing in developing countries. The report includes commentary on the post-2015 education development framework as well as snapshots of results and DFID's analytics. 

Education for All Policy Paper 10: Children Still Battling to Go to School

The 2011 EFA Global Monitoring Report exposed the hidden crisis of education in conflict-affected countries. Two years later, to mark the birthday of Malala, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban as she was exercising her right to go to school, this policy paper shows that urgent action is needed to bring education to the 28.5 million primary school age children out of school in countries affected by conflict. 

Attacks on Education: the Impact of Conflict and Grave Violations on Children's Futures

This report looks at how destructive attacks on education in conflict and fragile states affects all stakeholders: learners, educators, families, and governments. This report surveys the scale of attacks on education and why they occur, presents country case studies from the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, and Syria.


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