14 October - 13 December 2013
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(deadline 2 September 2013)
Projections and simulation models
Date: 14 October to 13 December 2013 (9 weeks)
Registration deadline: 2 September 2013
This course is designed to develop participants’ skills on methods and projection techniques used in education sector planning, including enrolment projections and projections of human, material and financial resources.
The course will address the following topics:
- clarification of important concepts and basic projection
- the contribution of projections and simulations in the
development of an education plan and related policy
- methods and techniques to project enrolments, human,
material and financial resources;
- guidance in developing a simulation model using
spreadsheets (Excel), taking participants through the
different steps in the process.
Planning staff from ministries of education and from sub-national entities involved in education planning (regions, provinces, governorates, etc.) and staff of training institutions in education planning.
Please note: Participants of this course should have at least three years of experience in plan preparation obtained through participation in the country’s other long-term or medium-term education sector plan.