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Hall, Megan J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
This essay provides a holistic review of what girls and young women learned, and the settings in which they learned, in the Middle Ages in England between the Norman Conquest (1066) and the Dissolution of the Monasteries (late 1530s). Education of girls was carried out in households, elementary schools, and nunneries, as well as through employment…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Literacy, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Spencer, E. Mariah – History of Education Quarterly, 2021
Margaret Cavendish was an unusually public figure in early modern England. She published widely under her own name on several secular subjects, including natural philosophy, inequality of the sexes, and educational theory. This article explores the development of Cavendish's educational theories through a detailed account of her life, which took…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Theories, Authors
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Llorent-Bedmar, Vicente; Cobano-Delgado Palma, Verónica; Navarro-Granados, María – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2021
Violent radicalisation is one of the most serious problems jeopardising the peaceful coexistence of many modern societies. In recent years, different research has been performed on the processes of violent radicalisation linked to terrorism and instigated by men. Following the recent increase in the number of women joining Daesh or Al Qaeda, this…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Periodicals, Females, Gender Bias
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Raymond, Adella – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2021
The study explores the participation of girls in primary education among the pastoralist community of Tanzania, and the way formal education facilitates the creation of the capabilities girls value. It specifically explores people's views on girls' education, the environments in which girls participate in education and the value girls attach to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Females, Student Participation
Munoz Boudet, Ana Maria; Rodriguez Chamussy, Lourdes; Chiarella, Cristina; Oral Savonitto, Isil – World Bank, 2021
In the last decades, developed economies have witnessed significant declines in wages for low-skill workers, increases in employment in high-skill occupations, rapid diffusion of new technology, and expanding offshoring opportunities. Labor markets in developed countries have reallocated labor from manual to cognitive jobs and from routine to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Gender Bias, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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López, Ruth M.; Honey, Maria L.; Pacheco, Hope S.; Valdez, Esmeralda C. – Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education, 2021
Guided by Chicana Feminist Epistemology, the authors of this study discuss the experiences of 16 Latina faculty and staff who served as mentors in a Latina undergraduate mentoring program at a research-extensive public university designated as a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI). This article focuses on findings from interviews as mentors made…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Serving Institutions, Mentors, Undergraduate Students
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Orazova, Gulshirin; Cohen, James – TESOL Journal, 2021
English has gained in popularity as the world's lingua franca, inviting individuals and countries to join the international community. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the use of English has dramatically increased in Turkmenistan, in Central Asia (CA). Russian was required for securing jobs, professional development, and economic well-being…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Rural Areas, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Pennant, April-Louise M. O. O. – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
The dire implications of navigating the overwhelming whiteness of the education system for Black women is foregrounded by the author's autoethnography about her educational journey and experiences. Within it, the author illustrates the key role of her Black identity - despite being immersed in whiteness-- to provide a strong sense of self, pride…
Descriptors: Females, Racial Identification, Whites, Womens Education
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Castellsagué, Alba; Carrasco, Silvia – Ethnography and Education, 2021
Education and gender have become central issues within development discourses and practices in Nepal, under the powerful idea that school enables equality for women, collective wellbeing, and the nation's development. While hegemonic approaches to development are being increasingly challenged, critical contributions focusing on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Equal Education, Womens Education
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Martin, Diris; Mponji, Doris – Childhood Education, 2021
Mentorship from within the community holds great promise for transforming the lives of young people and helping them to take full advantage of educational opportunities. This article discusses the CAMFED (Campaign for Female Education) Learner Guide program, which provides mentors and role models trained by a pan-African network of women leaders.
Descriptors: Mentors, Womens Education, Role Models, Volunteers
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Every girl deserves a quality education and every country deserves gender equality. In December 2020, Global Partnership for Education (GPE) created the US $250 million Girls' Education Accelerator to transform girls' opportunities to go to school and learn. To secure funding, countries commit to ambitious action for gender equality by investing…
Descriptors: Females, Equal Education, Gender Bias, Womens Education
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Education drives gender equality which is key to creating a more peaceful, prosperous, healthy and sustainable world. But for education to fulfill its potential, both girls and boys must equally benefit from it. This brief provides information on the gender equality challenge, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) approach, why gender…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Global Partnership for Education (GPE), the largest global fund dedicated to transforming education, now offers the GPE Match. Through the GPE Match, GPE will double qualifying philanthropic investments made in education in GPE partner countries by the business community or private foundations. That doubles the impact on getting more girls and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Investment, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization (WHO) in January 2020, prompted a global closure of schools from mid-March 2020, affecting an estimated 1.6 billion learners worldwide according to the United Nations. In response to the negative impacts of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Well Being, COVID-19, Pandemics
Master, Benjamin K.; Culbertson, Shelly; Phillips, Brian; Wang, Elaine Lin; Green, Harold D.; Francombe, Joe; Evans, Hamish; Guthrie, Susan – RAND Corporation, 2021
In 2017, the BHP Foundation launched its Education Equity Global Signature Program, which is meant to enhance opportunities for disadvantaged young people to access a quality education and, through this, strengthen the civil and economic components of society. It does so through investing in efforts that increase the use of evidence to improve…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Global Education, Program Evaluation, Equal Education
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