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Civil society engagement in education budgets: a report documenting Commonwealth Education Fund experienceCommonwealth Education Fund, 2008This report documents Commonwealth Education Fund experience, illustrating how civil society can engage in the budget process through budget analysis; tracking disbursement flows through the education system; monitoring expenditure; and lobbying to influence budget allocations to the education sector.Document
Realising the right to education in multiple contexts: the interplay of universal rights and cultural relativismBernard van Leer Foundation, 2007This is a background paper prepared for a symposium at the International Transitions Research Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, 11–14 April 2007.DocumentNational Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2007This paper explores the effect of the introduction of cable television on gender attitudes in rural India.DocumentESRC Global Poverty Research Group, 2007India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational achievements in relation to China’s, the country with which it is increasingly compared?DocumentNational Foundation for Educational Research, 2007Are there apparent differences in pupil attainment between school structures when other factors are taken into account? Do these differences vary according to pupil characteristics such as IQ, family income, sex or age?OrganisationThe programme has followed a ‘bottom-up’ approach in which individuals are encouraged to submit project proposals that fall in the priority areas of research. The essential flavour oDocument
Local institutions and social policy for children: opportunities and constraints of participatory service deliveryYoung Lives, 2007This paper evaluates an attempt in Andhara Pradesh to improve the outreach, quality and accountability of education, health and early childhood development services. The project specifically aims to involve parents closely with their children’s monitoring and management.DocumentAsian Disaster Preparedness Center, 2007Education is now recognised as playing an important role in allowing individuals and communities to prepare for disaster. It forms a key element of the Hyogo Framework for Action and is also being addressed through UNESCO’s Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD).DocumentGlobal March Against Child Labour, 2006A cause for concern is the increasing occurrence of child labour in India. This study critically examines current programmes, action plans and interventions of key actors working towards the elimination of child labour and achieving Education for All.DocumentThe Concerned for Working Children, 2006Could India’s child labour laws be doing more harm than good? In 2006 the Government of India introduced new laws against the employment of children under the age of 14 in domestic work, agriculture and other industries.