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Education sector analysis and data literacy

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Children’s Fund

Course details

Length
7 hours
Effort
45 minutes per lesson
Level
Advanced
Language
English
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free

Course summary

In nine modules, take a journey in understanding and utilizing basic concepts in education sector analysis and data literacy.

About this course

In nine modules, take a journey in understanding and utilizing basic concepts in education sector analysis and data literacy.

Structure

This e-Course is composed of nine modules:

  1. Basic Concepts
  2. Education Sector analysis, planning and programming
  3. Equity in Education
  4. Enrolment, internal efficiency, and out-of-school children
  5. Learning and its Assessment
  6. External Efficiency
  7. Cost and Financing
  8. Out-of-School children initiative
  9. Using evidence for education programming and policy

Length

It will take you about 5-7 hours to complete this self-paced e-Course. Each lesson covers a different topic and takes about 30-45 minutes hour to complete.

Target audience

All staff, in particular staff working in programmatic areas such as Education. The course is also suitable to M&E staff, and external actors working in education.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and utilise basic concepts such as measurement and indicator
  • Recognise and understand major analytical and planning tools in education
  • Explain what is meant by equity in education and how it can be analysed
  • Differentiate approaches to analysing enrolment, internal efficiency, and out-of-school children
  • Recall the concept of learning and different ways to assess it
  • Identify approaches to analysing the economic and social impacts of education as well as approaches to analysing the cost and financing of education
  • Have knowledge about the UNICEF-UIS Out-of-school children Initiative and how it can be implemented at country level
  • Demonstrate how to assess the strength of evidence used to inform education programming and policy choices, including understanding different types of evidence, principles of high quality evidence, and more.

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