Education, gender and health
Education, health, and gender equality are intrinsic to sustainable human development. Commonwealth books give guidance on developing strategies and tools to achieve globally agreed human and social development goals.
Gender Equality: A Decade of Commonwealth Action
The year 2005 marks a decade of successful initiatives since Commonwealth governments adopted the 1995 Commonwealth Plan of Action on Gender and Development, which was presented to the UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995.
Achieving Education for All: The Case for Non-Formal Education: Report of a Symposium on the Implementation of Alternative Approaches in the Context of Quality Education for All
Looks at theoretical issues, and presents the findings of research carried out in Burkina Faso, about the indicators which can be used to measure the effectiveness of the right to education. This book also contains case studies from seven African countries, showing the diversity and potential of Non-Formal Education initiatives.
Early Childhood Education: Good Practice in Achieving Universal Primary Education
A handbook for education policy-makers and practitioners in Commonwealth countries compiled from a Caribbean Early Childhood Education Conference presented by the Jamaica Teachers Association, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, April 2001, with the support of the Commonwealth Secretariat, London
Biodiversity and Gender for Sustainable Development: Perspectives
Considers the Convention on Biological Diversity, which recognises the vital importance that women play in the conservation and sustainable importance of biological diversity.
Gender and Human Rights in the Commonwealth: Some Critical Issues for Action in the Decade 2005-2015
The purpose of this book is to contribute to current policy-making, programme planning and implementation on gender and human rights. It is intended for a wide audience of policy-makers, magistrates, judges and lawyers, academics and civil society organisations grappling with these issues.
Chains of Fortune: Linking Women Producers and Workers with Global Markets
Much has been written about the negative impact of globalisation also opens up new economic opportunities if poor women producers and workers are enabled to take advantage of them. The need for assistance differs between independent producers on the one hand and wage workers in export industries on the other.
A Framework for Citizenship Education in Sierra Leone
“We have attained disarmament, the guns are silent, peace has returned, but we must ensure we guard that peace. We must cultivate desirable attitudes and build a moral and disciplined society as we ensure character development in our young.” (Honourable Alpha Tejan Wurie, Minister of Education, Science and Technology, 2003)
Gender Sensitive Approaches to HIV/AIDS: A Training Kit for Peer Educators
HIV/AIDS is a development issue - affecting all sectors of society - economic and social development, education, public services, food security, to name a few. At the heart of this pandemic lies inequality between men and women.
Managing Human Resources in South African Schools
Effective management of all staff in schools is essential if the challenges of educating South Africa's youth are to be met. This book provides guidelines for professional development and competence in managing staff effectively. Case examples are provided throughout.
The Shaping of Tertiary Education in the Anglophone Caribbean: Forces, Forms and Functions
As tertiary education in the Caribbean enters a period of expansion and maturity, this book is a timely study into how the sector should evolve if it is to meet its target of increasing enrolment from under 10 to 15 per cent by 2005.
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