March 2014 Archives

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Сheck My School-Улс хоорондын солилцооны...

Ардчиллын Боловсрол Төв /ДЕМО/ нь 2014 онд Зүүн Ази-Номхон Далайн Бүсийн Нийгмийн Хариуцлагын Нэгдсэн Сүлжээтэй (ANSA-EAP) хамтран “Ерөнхий боловсролын сургуулиудын ил тод байдал, хүртээмжийг үнэлэх” (Сheck My School)...

Strengthening local participatory planning and...

By Randee C. Cabaces March 19, 2014 - 5:57am Even before the recent decision of the Philippine Supreme Court declaring the legislators’ pork barrel (also known as Priority Development Assistance Fund or PDAF) unconstitutional, public finance experts and good governance advocates in the country have raised possible alternatives to these discretionary funds as a scheme for prioritizing...

What Nepal can teach us about social...

Nepal's developmental success is perhaps one that is not told nor known enough. The country has seen primary school enrollment rates rising with gender parity, while child mortality rates have been declining. In 2010 Nepal received the Millennium Development Goal Award for reducing its maternal mortality ratio. Nepal also has extraordinary foundations for social accountability: quite...

Students May Monitor Textbook Delivery

By Matt Blomberg and Sek Odom | February 22, 2014 Transparency International (T.I.) Cambodia and education NGOs on Friday held a conference titled “Promoting Integrity to Strengthen the Quality of Education in Cambodia,” where ideas were put forward on stamping out corruption in schools. At the top of discussions were the recent revelations that district level education officials...

National testing could widen

Cambodia may soon have new standardised exams to hold its students, teachers and education system accountable. “Everyone agrees that the improved enrolment rates in primary school is an accomplishment; at the same time, everyone also calls for quality-control improvement … [which] means better testing,” said Jan Noorlander, program coordinator at CARE Cambodia. Now, Cambodia...

OGP webinar on Citizen Engagement- Guidance and...

Citizen engagement is at the core of open government. Data and information are important, but citizens must feel and be empowered to voice their opinions, and governments should actively seek to engage the public in decision making. Governments and public agencies face a challenge in developing mechanisms and changing organizational cultures to engage citizens. What are the steps that...

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