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.
Closing the Teacher Gap: Researching the Challenges and Opportunities for International Teacher Recruitment and Retention
Reports on the proceedings of the fourth Commonwealth Teachers' Research symposium, held in conjunction with the US National Education Association, which looked particularly at international recruitment and retention.
Achieving the Goals - 2009: The Performance of Commonwealth Countries in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Education and the Dakar Education for All Goals
Commissioned by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the 17th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2009, this report explores progress towards achieving good quality basic education for all.
Commonwealth Teacher Qualifications Comparability Table
Includes the comparability tables that offer country-country analysis of primary and secondary teacher qualifications offered in 35 Commonwealth countries.
Fair Trade for Teachers: Transferability of Teacher Qualifications in the Commonwealth
International teacher migration poses a wide range of challenges to the recognition and transferability of teacher qualifications across borders. This study aims to enhance recognition of teacher qualifications across borders and between the member countries of the Commonwealth.
Maintaining Universal Primary Education: Lessons from Commonwealth Africa
Explores the various economic, political and social pressures which may affect the progress of educational provision, as well as the different national educational policies and strategies themselves, as they play out in five very different Commonwealth African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia.
Exploring the Bias: Gender and Stereotyping in Secondary Schools
Focusing on seven case studies of secondary schools in India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Samoa, Seychelles, and Trinidad & Tobago, this book analyses whether schools perpetuate gender stereotypes and investigates how this can be prevented. It provides insights and recommendations useful for policy-makers and educators worldwide.
The Gender-Responsive School: An Action Guide
Shows teachers, headteachers and school administrators how to spot the key spaces in school life where gender is important. This title gives them tools to address gender biases by changing attitudes and ideas among staff and students. It is full of activities that can be undertaken at either individual or group level.
Where are the Gaps?: HIV and Gender Pre-service Teacher Training Curriculum and Practices in East Africa
Examines how the curriculum and practices in teacher training programs address issues of HIV and gender equality in three East African countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
Small Change or Real Change?: Commonwealth Perspectives on Financing Gender Equality
Gender equality is essential for sustained economic growth and for democracy, peace and security. This book presents key thinking on a topic that is of international concern: how to ensure that sufficient financial resources are available through aid modalities and from domestic sources to effect the changes to make gender equality a reality.
Low-cost Private Education: Impacts on Achieving Universal Primary Education
Developing countries have expanded their government education systems in an attempt to meet the Millennium Development Goals on education by 2015. This study investigates low-cost private education sector in India, Nigeria and Uganda. It explains the growing of these schools and considers the impact they have on access to education for the poor.
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