January 1, 2017
November 30, 2016
The Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) is an open-source assessment composed of individual subtasks that measure some of the foundational skills needed for reading acquisition.
November 11, 2016
Lot quality assurance sampling (LQAS) is the basis for a monitoring approach that uses binary indicators and small school sample sizes to quickly collect and process local data to inform decision making and improve program effectiveness.
November 11, 2016
The approach described in this manual—and along with it the guidance for trainers, the materials for assessor trainees, and the instruments used in pilot administrations—has evolved in such a way that some preliminary clarifications of terminology and concepts may be helpful.
October 28, 2016
To reinforce school-based efforts to improve early grade reading, ministries of education and their technical and financial partners are paying increased attention to how families can help children build literacy skills at home.
October 18, 2016
The Kenya Big Data Activity is an operations research study to help the Kenya Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) identify the challenges, opportunities, and capacity requirements for implementing a school-based digital Education Management Information System (EMIS) at scale an
October 1, 2016
This conceptual framework and toolkit for measuring SRGBV is a contribution to the second objective of OASIS: strengthening the capacity of USAID and other stakeholders to address and monitor SRGBV.
September 7, 2016
This document is a revision of the April 2014 version of the PRIMR endline impact evaluation. Changes include a revised executive summary to incorporate treatment effects based on PRIMR longitudinal data; and additional citations of recent publications relevant to the analyses.
September 1, 2016
Recent research suggests that school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) affects absenteeism, retention, and achievement (Abramovay and Rua, 2005; Dunne et al., 2013; Kosciw et al., 2013; Perezneito et al., 2010).