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Monitoring and evaluation, Education management information systems, Indicators, HIV and AIDS, Quality education.

Stéphanie is a Programme Specialist in the Training and Education Programme Unit where she leads the Specializated courses programme and contributes to the IIEP training evaluation system. She is involved in the IIEP research project related to the design and use of global indicators to guide policy decisions on the effectiveness of HIV & AIDS prevention education programmes.

She has been actively involved in the development of the UNESCO Guidelines for the construction and use of core indicators measuring the education sector response to HIV and AIDS. This relate specifically in providing technical expertise as well as co-ordination of training workshops to the field-testing of these core indicators with the development and use of the tools (for data collection, entry, analysis and reporting for policy purposes).

Stephanie joined IIEP in 1997 to provide support for the Southern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) on quantitative methods research for the conduct of large-scale studies of the quality of education. She developed training materials and provided capacity development support. She has been participated in training and educational policy research activities related to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) the quality of education as well as strengthening Education Management Information Systems (EMIS).


  • Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA, Master equivalent) in Statistics, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris 6 (France)
  • Master degree in Mathematics and Social Science (option Epidemiology), René Descartes University, Paris 5


  • Dolata, S. 2015. Measuring the Education Sector response to HIV and AIDS. Handbook – Supporting country-level data collection for core indicators. Paris: UNESCO
  • Saito, M.; Dolata, S.; Sylla, K.; Ross, K.N. 2012. Users’ guide to IIEPSAMP. Paris: UNESCO-IIEP
  • Dolata, S. 2011. Are there any disparities between girls and boys in the response of the education sector of HIV and AIDS? Assessment of educational HIV/AIDS prevention programmes across SACMEQ III countries. IIEP evidence-based Policy Forum on Gender Equality in Education: Looking beyond Parity
  • Dolata, S. and Ross. K.N. 2011 Pupil and Teacher Knowledge on HIV and AIDS. SACMEQ Working Paper Nr. 5. Paris: SACMEQ
  • Dolata, S. and Ross. K.N. 2011. How effective are HIV-AIDS Prevention Education Programmes? IIEP Newsletter 28(3), 10-11
  • Dolata, S. and Ross. K.N. 2010. How successful are HIV-AIDS Prevention Education Programmes? SACMEQ Policy Series Nr.3
  • Dolata, S. 2008. Indice du statut socioéconomique du milieu familial des élèves du SACMEQ: construction avec le modèle de Rasch et analyses. Mesure et évaluation en Education, 31(1), 121-149
  • Dolata, S. & Saito, M. 2008. Bonnes pratiques dans les méthodologies d'enquêtes par sondage. Papier présenté lors de l’Université d’été 2008 de l’IIPE: « Transparence, responsabilité et mesures de lutte contre la corruption dans le secteur de l'éducation »
  • Dolata, S. & Ross, K.N. 2008. The Development of an "HIV and AIDS Knowledge Test" for Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: Instruments Design & Preliminary Results. Paper presented at the Third International Rasch Measurement Conference, Australia (Perth, January 2008)
  • Saito, M., & Dolata, S. 2006. Un exemple de coopération transnationale du pilotage de la qualité de l’éducation et du renforcement des capacités: Le SACMEQ. In L’évaluation en éducation au niveau international : impacts, contradictions, incertitudes. Réflexions et données extraites du séminaire international « L’évaluation au service de la qualité en éducation : pratiques et enjeux ». Paris: CIEP