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This report addresses the question of what we can learn from evaluations undertaken in programmes focusing on education. Key conclusions in the report stress the importance of context, effective inclusion of the surrounding community and taking complexity into account in the analysis of the aid relation. The report concludes that delivering computers, school books, more teachers and schools is rarely enough to achieve expected results.
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Education in Developing Countries – What Policies and Programmes Affect Learning and Time in School?
This report provides a comprehensive summary and analysis of the recent research on education policies, programmes and interventions in developing countries. The report aims to provide a tool to policy makers and aid agencies who wish to use the most rigorous and reliable research in the field to direct investment in the education sector.
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This evaluation illustrates how gender equality can be and is promoted throughSwedish bilateral support to education.
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This evaluation is intended to serve as an input into the process of reviewing policy and working methods in Sida’s educational support.
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Sida has been tasked by the Swedish Government to strengthen the research capacity of developing countries, promote research that contributes to poverty reduction and fair and sustainable global development.
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For the last eight years, SAREC, Sida’s Department for Research Cooperation, has supported the introduction and expansion of ICTs in universities in a dozen countries worldwide. The programme has created signifi cant benefi ts, often far in excess of expectations or cost. As a result, researchers at supported universities are much more able to compete with their counterparts in developed countries, and the overall quality of
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The Management of Results Information at Sida: Proposals for agency routines and priorities in the information age
The background to the study is that Sida, in particular the Stockholm Office, rarely has easy access to relevant and useful data, when preparing special monitoring and evaluation initiatives, and sometimes even when managing individual programmes.