Policies and interventions to remove gender‐related barriers to girls’ school participation and learning in low‐and middle‐income countries: A systematic review of the evidence
In this systematic review, Population Council assesses evidence from 82 experimental and quasi-experimental studies of programs designed to address gender-related barriers to schooling. While some promising interventions were identified, there are significant knowledge gaps on how to address gender-related barriers that continue to prevent girls from enrolling, attending, and learning in school.
A Road Map for Girls’ Education, developed in partnership with Population Council. The report reviews thousands of studies and assesses hundreds of organizations working across dozens of countries, providing a comprehensive view of what is happening in the sector and how that aligns (or not) with evidence of what works and needs on the ground.
Tools for Selecting & Aligning International Frameworks for Social, Emotional, and Related Skills
This brief provides an overview of global and international frameworks for social, emotional, and related skills. It provides an overview of the Taxonomy Project and how its set of online tools help to connect and compare frameworks.
Building Youth Life Skills: Lessons Learned on How to Design, Implement, Assess, and Scale Successful Programming
A study of 18 projects under the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education, uncovering actionable lessons on how to design, implement, assess, and scale-up youth life skills programming.
What We Learn about Girls’ Education from Interventions that Do Not Focus on Girls
This review brings together evidence from 270 educational interventions from 177 studies in 54 low- and middle-income countries and identifies their impacts on girls, regardless of whether the interventions specifically target girls.
What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment.
Consolidates hundreds of studies on girls’ education to easily and accessibly make the case for girls’ education, describe the current state of play, synthesize evidence on what works, and lay out the key challenges for the next decade.
World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise
The first World Development Report focused exclusively on education looks at: 1) education’s promise; 2) the need to shine a light on learning; 3) how to make schools work for learners; and 4) how to make systems work for learning.