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Kwauk, Christina; Casey, Olivia – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
As countries work to "build back better" from COVID-19, the education sector has a once in a lifetime opportunity to build back differently. Unprecedented school disruptions have laid bare how existing inequalities within education systems, including those structured along the intersections of gender and poverty, are exacerbated in times…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change, Social Justice
Fowler, Brian; Nesen, Yuri; Vegas, Emiliana – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Computer Science (CS) education helps students acquire skills such as computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Since these skills take preeminence in the rapidly changing 21st century, CS education promises to significantly enhance student preparedness for the future of work and active citizenship. Based on prior analysis and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Curriculum Development
Fowler, Brian; Vegas, Emiliana – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Computer science (CS) education helps students acquire skills such as computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Since these skills take preeminence in the rapidly changing 21st century, CS education promises to significantly enhance student preparedness for the future of work and active citizenship. Based on prior analyses and…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Program Implementation, Program Development, Educational Technology
Nesen, Yuri; Fowler, Brian; Vegas, Emiliana – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Computer science (CS) education helps students acquire skills such as computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Since these skills take preeminence in the rapidly changing 21st century, CS education promises to significantly enhance student preparedness for the future of work and active citizenship. Based on prior analyses and…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Computer Science Education, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development
Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
During few times in America's history has leadership in education been more critical. Far too many communities continue to face the enduring impacts of systematic racism and generational poverty. The nation's schools have also been impacted by COVID-19 and, for many, the effects are staggering and could last for years. At the same time, as the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Student Needs
Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
In the report, "Addressing Education Inequality with a Next Generation of Community Schools: A Blueprint for Mayors, States, and the Federal Government" (ED614128) the Brookings Institution's Task Force on Next Generation Community Schools recommends the transformation of U.S. schools into community schools. This executive summary of the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Student Needs
Fowler, Brian; Vegas, Emiliana – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Computer science (CS) education helps students acquire skills such as computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Since these skills take preeminence in the rapidly changing 21st century, CS education promises to significantly enhance student preparedness for the future of work and active citizenship. Based on prior analyses and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Program Implementation, Educational Development
Kennedy, Dasmine – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) refers to "acts of sexual, physical, or psychological violence inflicted on children in and around schools because of stereotypes and roles or norms attributed to or expected of them because of their sex or gendered identity. It also refers to the differences between girls' and boys' experience of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Violence, Gender Discrimination, Elementary Schools
Samati, Madalo – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Gender-based violence (GBV) is the most pervasive yet least recognized human rights violation in the world (Heise, Ellsberg, and Gottmoeller 2002). No longer only a general community issue, GBV has also infiltrated social places such as schools. Despite numerous interventions to curb GBV in general, and school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV)…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Incidence
Ossai, Edem Dorothy – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
This policy brief highlights ways that a gender-responsive perspective can be fully incorporated into planning, policy design, and implementation models for education in emergencies (EiE) in Nigeria, so that governments and education stakeholders can ensure that girls, like boys, can continue learning in times of crisis. The author explores how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Gender Bias, COVID-19
Vegas, Emiliana; Shah, Sheral; Fowler, Brian – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
The purpose of this study is to identify gaps and challenges in the use of education technology (ed tech) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu during COVID-19. Specifically, the authors investigated how use of ed tech differed by type of school (government or private), household socioeconomic status, and student gender--and how it changed during the COVID-19…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Institutional Characteristics
Fowler, Brian; Vegas, Emiliana – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Computer science (CS) education helps students acquire skills such as computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration, among others. As these skills take preeminence in the rapidly changing 21st century, CS education promises to significantly enhance student preparedness for the future of work and active citizenship. Based on prior…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, State Programs, Program Implementation, Elementary Secondary Education
Olsen, Brad – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Interest in scaling promising innovations to effect systemic change in education around the world has grown over the last decade. The work of scaling education innovations (up, out, down, and into deep and lasting impact) has always required nimble attention to the unpredictability of implementation. Much has been written about the need for…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, COVID-19
Fowler, Brian; Vegas, Emiliana – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
Computer science (CS) education helps students acquire skills such as computational thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Since these skills take preeminence in the rapidly changing 21st century, CS education promises to significantly enhance student preparedness for the future of work and active citizenship. CS education can also reduce…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, National Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
Attal, Nangyalai – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2021
As one of the top growth sectors in Afghanistan, agriculture is the backbone of the economy--and women and girls are the backbone of agriculture, with 70 percent of rural women working directly or indirectly in the sector (AREU 2017). Even though girls learn agricultural skills informally from family and friends, they make up only 12 percent of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Barriers, Vocational Education
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