RESEARCH OUTPUTS FOR YEAR 3
Cross country Synthesis of Out of School Mapping Studies across Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria
The report presents a synthesis of the findings of the out of school mapping study across Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. It highlights the magnitude of the OOS challenge, what the solutions have been over the period and what the prevailing issues are.
Ghana Working Paper on the Impact of Accelerated Education Models on Girls’ and Girl’s Education
This paper provides evidence on the impact and effectiveness of AEPs/GFMs in addressing the challenges of out-of-school children (OOSC) and youth across West Africa, using a gendered transformative approach. It explores the impact of these models on girls, particularly, on girls’ empowerment, transition and retention in school and general life outcomes based on evidence from an IDRC funded ‘out-of-school’ mapping and effectiveness study.
The Impact and Effectiveness of Accelerated Education programmes in Nigeria: the impact on Girls and Girls’ Education
The purpose of the working paper is to collate selected evidence from the OOSC mapping study and qualitative effectiveness study to highlight the impact of accelerated education programs (AEP) on girls’ education in Nigeria. It attempts to take a direct slice of the instrument data to answer the research questions on Girls Education which are imbedded in the study.
Policy Brief on Effectiveness Study - Ghana
This policy brief aims to synthesize key findings and provide evidence-based recommendations to enhance quality education for vulnerable children and youth in West Africa, particularly within the context of accelerated education programs (AEP) and girls’ empowerment models (GEM). The study focuses on assessing the effectiveness, adaptability and scalability of these programs and models in addressing barriers to education and empowering vulnerable children and youth in rural, extreme poverty and fragile environments.
Research Brief on Effectiveness Study - Sierra Leone
The research brief seeks to highlight the key findings from the Effectiveness study and the impact of Accelerated Education Programs on learning outcomes, transition, retention and completion and gender transformation.