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US Agency for International Development, 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) works in more than 50 developing countries to ensure that children have access to a quality education and the skills needed to be productive members of society. USAID invests in global education because they know that the positive effects of education are far-reaching - that it serves…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Reading Skills, Access to Education, Educational Quality
US Agency for International Development, 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) works in more than 50 countries to ensure that children and youth have access to the education and skills they need to be productive members of society. The launch of USAID's Education Strategy in 2011 set forth a clear, measurable agenda. At its core, the Strategy equipped USAID…
Descriptors: International Organizations, International Programs, Educational Strategies, Developing Nations
US Agency for International Development, 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Education Policy provides an Agency-wide vision and direction for supporting partner countries in strengthening their capacity to deliver quality learning opportunities for children and youth. The primary purpose of programming in education by USAID is to achieve sustained, measurable…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Public Agencies, Educational Policy, International Programs
US Agency for International Development, 2018
USAID's education work focuses on improving the reading skills of children; strengthening youth workforce development and higher education; and expanding access to quality education in crisis and conflict environments. They partner to leverage resources and expertise, strengthen education systems and drive change so that children and youth can…
Descriptors: International Organizations, International Programs, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
US Agency for International Development, 2018
More prosperous countries with educated populations make for better trading partners for the U.S. USAID's education work focuses on improving the reading skills of children; strengthening youth workforce development and higher education; and expanding access to quality education in crisis and conflict environments. They partner to leverage…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Educational Attainment, Economic Factors
US Agency for International Development, 2018
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Education Policy, guides Agency-wide investments in education and is the primary source of direction for all education programming. The policy outlines key principles and priority areas that are critical to supporting countries on their journey to self-reliance. It applies to all USAID education…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Educational Policy, Program Implementation, Policy Formation
US Agency for International Development, 2016
USAID's commitment to empowering adolescent girls to reach their full potential is reflected in the Agency's larger efforts to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment. The Agency holds decades of experience leading advances for greater gender equality and empowerment that benefit adolescent girls; however, these activities have not been…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Empowerment, Equal Education
US Agency for International Development, 2016
In 2011, the USAID Education Strategy set forth an ambitious agenda to help solve one of the most pressing challenges facing developing countries: the lack of access to quality education for children and youth. Through this strategy, with a focus on measurable outcomes and ambitious targets, USAID transformed the conversation in the sector from…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Research Reports, Developing Nations, Access to Education
US Agency for International Development, 2015
Three decades of conflict devastated Afghanistan's education systems and institutions. In 2002, an estimated 900,000 boys attended school, while women and girls were almost completely excluded from educational opportunities. Since then, the Afghan government, USAID, and international donors have worked closely to rebuild Afghanistan's education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Educational History, Enrollment Trends
US Agency for International Development, 2011
In late 2010, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah commissioned a new Agency-wide Education Strategy to ensure that USAID's global education investments would be informed by recent Presidential policy guidance; grounded in the most current evidence-based analysis of educational effectiveness; and aimed at…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Educational Strategies, Public Agencies, Technical Assistance
US Agency for International Development, 2009
The 2009 Worldwide Education and Training Workshop brought together over 375 members of the international development community to share best practices in addressing the growing challenges in the field of education for social and economic development. This paper presents synopses of the presentations delivered during the workshop.
Descriptors: Economic Development, Workshops, Social Development, International Studies
US Agency for International Development, 2009
Public Law 109-95, the Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 (hereinafter, referred to as PL 109-95), was signed into law four years ago to respond to the global orphans and vulnerable children crisis. It calls for the U.S. Government (USG) response to the crisis to be comprehensive, coordinated…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Annual Reports, Cooperation, Nongovernmental Organizations
Brady, Cecilia – US Agency for International Development, 2009
Public-private partnerships done right are a powerful tool for development, providing enduring solutions to some of the greatest challenges. To help familiarize readers with the art of alliance building, the Global Development Alliance (GDA) office has created a series of practical guides that highlight proven practices in partnerships,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Models, Best Practices, Organizational Objectives
Brady, Cecilia – US Agency for International Development, 2009
Public-private partnerships done right are a powerful tool for development, providing enduring solutions to some of the greatest challenges. To help familiarize readers with the art of alliance building, the Global Development Alliance (GDA) office has created a series of practical guides that highlight proven practices in partnerships,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Labor Force Development, Guides, Best Practices
US Agency for International Development, 2009
The Doorways training program was designed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Safe Schools Program (Safe Schools) to enable teachers, community members and students to prevent and respond to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV). "Doorways I: Student Training Manual on School-Related Gender-Based Violence…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Self Efficacy, Definitions, Prevention
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