Strengthening local actors

01 September 2011
IIEP Newsletter, Vol. XXIX, N°3, September-December 2011

Editorial

Fostering grassroots participation
by K. Mahshi, Director of IIEP

Focus

Strengthening local actors
IIEP research pinpoints strategies for successful decentralization policies which meet expectations
by Anton de Grauwe and Candy Lugaz, IIEP

The District Education Office Achieving a more strategic local role
by Candy Lugaz - IIEP

School performance review
A whole-district approach to school improvement in sub-Saharan Africa
by Stephen Blunden - Chief executive officer, Link Community Development

Supporting communities: the path of Niger
The school–community partnership is successfully improving quality education
by Kailou Dodo - Assistant to the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Education and Literacy in Niger and former IIEP trainee 2011

The use and usefulness of school grants
What are the benefits of grant policies and what are their limits? How are they allocated to schools and how could they be improved?
by Anton de Grauwe - IIEP; Akihiro Fushimi - Manager, Programme-Donor Matching Unit at UNICEF ; and Martin Prew - Director of the Centre for Education Policy Development (CEPD)

Municipalization of education in Latin America
In Brazil, the role of central government is vital to strengthening municipal capacity
by Laura Fumagalli and Violeta Ruiz - IIEP

The education committees in India
Overcoming challenges to improve their role in strengthening quality education for all
by Prof. Avinash K Singh - Head of Department of Foundations of Education,
National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)

Training programmes

Welcome to the 47th ATP session
by Natalie Frederic, IIEP