Country Status Reports (CSR)
CSRs designate a type of education system diagnosis, produced through a specific analytical approach.
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Teacher Training Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (TTISSA)
The TTISSA initiative provides support to UNESCO member states in the elaboration of a global teaching policy.
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The Local Management of Learning Quality (GLQA)
The GLQA initiative offers a methodology that responds to local education quality management concerns. The Pôle de Dakar launched this initiative in the second semester of 2009. A methodological guide that will assist countries in conducting this type of analysis is being finalized and will soon be made available.
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Methodological notes explain the methods used for the analysis of education systems and provide technical support in conducting education sector analysis. They also offer methodological approaches to the organization of planning exercises and the management and monitoring of education policies.
Schooling Profiles. Nicolas Reuge. December 2004.
The aim of this methodological note is to characterize the notion of schooling profiles by reviewing the different computation approaches available and their respective interpretations.
Measuring the Global Education Coverage of a Country: School-Life Expectancy. Kokou Amelewonou and Mathieu Brossard. December 2004.
This note explains how to calculate school-life expectancy (SLE), or the average number of years of education the children of a country may hope to complete given the conditions offered by its education system.
Technical Note: Costs and Funding. Pôle de Dakar. November 2004.
This note indicates the methods to: (i) distribute transversal education expenditure among the relevant levels; (ii) calculate the total average teaching cost on the basis of the average costs of various teacher categories; and (iii) calculate the budgetary constraint for primary education.
The objective of this note is to recall the definitions of some of the key indicators of education systems’ coverage and determine their interpretations. It focuses especially on the access rate to the last year of primary as a means to measure progress towards universal education.
The Internal Efficiency Coefficient. Luc Gacougnolle. June 2004.
This document indicates how to evaluate the efficiency of an education system on the basis of its student flows.
Stakes, Lessons Learned and Propositions to Monitor the Fast Track Partnership. Marie Dorléans and Elsa Duret. February 2004.
This note aims to clarify the stakes and objectives of the sector reviews in the light of the Fast Track partnership, drawing conclusions from the reviews carried out in Francophone Africa and reaching operational recommendations.
Training Module for Education Financial Simulation Models. For the World Bank Institute; Alain Mingat and Mathieu Brossard. October 2003.
This document is a training module aimed at African officials involved in the definition and planning of education policies. This training deals with the elaboration and use of education financial simulation models (EFSM) for their countries.
Simulation for Education Sector Analysis. Pôle de Dakar. March 2003.
This document gathers definitions and examples of the notions of growth rates and linear interpolation, decrypting some of the indicators used in the field of education.
Switching from Current to Constant Currency. Pôle de Dakar, January 2003.
This note indicates how to use a GDP deflator.