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.