Articles Posted in the " Education " Category

  • Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Insights from the Frontier of Cognitive Neuroscience. Cognitive psychology and neuroscience offer a framework for policy advice on improving poor students’ learning. The research is evolving and has limitations. In some areas it has concrete and counter intuitive implications, whereas in others it...


  • Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Undertaken November 2010 to March 2011 for MoEYS with UNICEF support. In five provinces of northeastern Cambodia—Mondulkiri, Kratie, Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Preah Vihear—mother tongue-based bilingual education is seen as a key strategy for reaching ethnolinguistic minority groups with much-needed...


  • Impact Study on SSA MLE Project in Andra Pradesh

    Impact Study on SSA MLE Project in Andra Pradesh

    The MLE programme in Andra Pradesh is impacting 68,000 children in over 2,000 schools in 8 tribal languages. This impact study was done by Prof Dr Shashidhar Rao of the Education Department of Institute of Advanced Study in Education for SSA. It...


  • Language of Instruction and Quality of Learning in Tanzania and Ghana

    Language of Instruction and Quality of Learning in Tanzania and Ghana

    EdQual Policy Brief No. 2 Research comparing classroom processes in lessons taught in English and in African languages shows how the language used impacts on teaching strategies, but also the potential of teacher professional development to address this. Download PDF...


  • Home Language and Education in the Developing World

    Home Language and Education in the Developing World

    Background paper prepared for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2009 Overcoming Inequality: why governance matters In this report the relationship between the language spoken at home and educational attendance and attainment is studied for 26 developing countries from all...


  • Education First

    Education First

    An initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General. It is time for the international community to face the fact that we have a crisis in education. We must be clear that if children are forced out of school, their governments and communities are...


  • Towards a Multilingual Culture of Education

    Towards a Multilingual Culture of Education

    This book is an attempt to show how multilingualism is lived and practised. It also explains how, under severe circumstances and oppressive conditions, individuals, communities, societies and nations are inventing new ways of reconciling their communication needs and requirements with...


  • Scar of Tongue

    Scar of Tongue

    Consequences of the Ban on the Use of Mother Tongue in Education and Experiences of Kurdish Students in Turkey This study aims to set forth the political, social, economic, psychological, educational and linguistic inequality and discrimination arising from the interdiction...


  • Promoting and Delivering Literacy in Multilingual Environments

    Promoting and Delivering Literacy in Multilingual Environments

    As the mid-point of the United Nations Literacy Decade (UNLD) approaches, educational access and opportunity for all, one of the key objectives of Education For All (EFA), remains a major challenge in many countries of South and Central Asia. Multilingualism...


  • Global Education Digest 2012: Opportunities lost

    Global Education Digest 2012: Opportunities lost

    The impact of grade repetition and early school leaving. The Digest offers particular value by presenting a wide range of education statistics – from early childhood learning programmes to adult literacy – and by highlighting a special theme, which is...