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.
Boys’ Underachievement in Education: An Exploration in Selected Commonwealth Countries
Gender disparity in education has usually been experienced as disadvantaging girls. Although this continues to be the case in many places, the phenomenon of boys’ underachievement – both in terms of participation and performance – has also become an issue in a number of countries.equality in school education.
Achieving Education for All: Good Practice in Crisis and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: A Handbook for Education Policy Makers and Practitioners in Commonwealth Countries
Focuses on sixteen Commonwealth countries in Africa, where the incidence of conflict is most easily seen. This study reviews selected African experiences of education in conflict situations, natural disasters, and other difficult circumstances.
Resource Materials for Multi-grade Teaching
One hundred and three million children globally are deprived of their right to an education. These seven modules on multi-grade teaching were designed as part of a partnership effort to assist countries to achieve quality universal primary education. The modules were developed by Commonwealth educators and tested in Tanzania.
Managing Finance and External Relations in South African Schools
Aims to consider the concepts and principles of the important areas of educational leadership signalled by Nelson Mandela. This text uses South African case examples and activities to encourage reflection and personal development. It is intended for those who lead and manage in schools, or support them in a professional role.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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