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.

Series title: Commonwealth Youth Programme
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

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.

Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

“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)

Series title: Managing Schools in South Africa Series
Publication date: 1 July 2003
Format: Paperback

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.

Contributor: Vivienne Roberts
Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Education Series
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

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.

Series title: Managing Schools in South Africa Series
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

Focusing on leadership and strategic management, this volume offers insights into effective strategic management as a contribution towards educational transformation in South Africa, and guidelines on important aspects of good school management.

Series title: Managing Schools in South Africa Series
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

The introduction of Curriculum 2005 and Outcomes Based Education mark both a sea change in the way in which education is offered in schools, and a challenge to all involved. This book considers the main issues in curriculum management as education switches to a more devolved framework.

Contributor: Lalage Bown
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This book explores the changes and developments which have affected education within the Commonwealth over the years.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This guide provides practitioners, politicians and policy communities with the basic information needed to understand gender-responsive budgets and to start initiatives based on their own local situations.

Series title: Commonwealth Case Studies in Citizenship Education
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This ground-breaking approach involves the key elements of heritage, multiculturalism and citizenship. The framework, easily adapted to individual countries, serves as a basis for organising curriculum and for teaching and learning resources.

Publication date: 1 August 2002
Format: Paperback

This book builds on a previous publication, Gender Budgets Make Cents, which was designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of GRB initiatives. It described the conceptual framework, evolution of the work and lessons learned, and provided brief summaries of country initiatives.

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