Education equity and quality in developing and transition countries

This issue’s articles are divided in two sections. Section I Education Quality and Equity:
- Why are teachers absent? Probing service delivery in Peruvian primary schools.
- Education participation in Sri Lanka—Why all are not in school.
- Effects of social class and school conditions on educational enrollment and achievement of boys and girls in rural Viet Nam.
- Measuring cognitive achievement gaps and inequalities: The case of Brazil.
Section II: Education Quality and Achievement:
- Evaluating the impact of different early literacy interventions on low-income Costa Rican kindergarteners.
- Quasi-experimental estimates of class size effect in primary schools in Poland.
- Effects of two teaching methods on the achievement in and attitude to biology of students of different levels of scientific literacy.

author
Lockheed, Marlaine E.
Cueto, Santiago
language
ENG
date
2006
Pages
p. 97-229
regions
Americas and the Caribbean
Europe
Asia and the Pacific
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themes
Quality of education
Educational equality
Pays
Brazil
Costa Rica
Peru
Poland
Viet Nam
Sri Lanka
Chile
levels
Primary education

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