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.
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.
Teaching and Learning of English in Secondary Schools: A Zambian Case Study in Improving Quality
By exploring the ways that teachers and pupils can help to improve classroom practices, this book shows how education planners and practitioners can effect improvements in schools even in situations of very scarce resources. It is suitable for those who are working to improve English language teaching and learning.
Gender, HIV/AIDS and the Status of Teachers: Report of the Third Commonwealth Teachers' Research Symposium
Researchers from Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Zambia met in Maputo to address the most critical human resource for the achievement of education goals - the teacher. This book reports the fruits of their discussions.
Primary School Teacher Deployment: A Comparative Study
Ensuring Education for All at the primary school level is not just a matter of recruiting enough teachers: they must be deployed effectively across the education system. This work presents four detailed studies, from countries with low net educational enrolment levels: Nigeria, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea and Pakistan.
Double-shift Schooling: Design and Operation for Cost-effectiveness
Double-shift schooling primarily aims to extend access and minimize unit costs. However, some systems only achieve those goals at the expense of educational quality. Policy-makers may be faced by difficult choices when designing systems. This book highlights the advantages and problems of double-shift systems.
Achieving Education for All: Pakistan: Promising Practices in Universal Primary Education
Despite the challenge of attaining the Education for All and UN Millennium Development Goal of universal primary education by 2015, Pakistan has taken up the challenge, as have many other developing countries of the Commonwealth. This book identifies and compiles practices which are working towards the achievement of universal primary education.
Gender in Primary and Secondary Education: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders
Offers information about the notion of gender mainstreaming, a strategy for ensuring women's rights be addressed through policy, planning and implementation. This book focuses on the issues arising from a lack of clarity about the meaning of gender equality in education.
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