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Evidence Gap Maps

Here you will find USAID ECCN’s Evidence Gap Maps, an approach to our objective to build evidence and capacity to increase equitable access to education in crisis and conflict-affected environments. These two maps focus on Safer Learning Environments (SLE); specifically a) Internal Threats (focusing on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) as a distinct type of threat that exists only within a school and as a result of peer-to-peer and teacher-to-student dynamics, all of which are ultimately linked to gender); b) External Threats (including gang violence and education under attack).  Read more »

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Mind the Gap: Using Evidence Gap Maps to Improve Education in Conflict and Crisis Programming and Research

If you have a headache, you can take an Advil. In an ideal word, all projects would be conceived to address a specific ache with a “treatment” that we know will ease the pain. But the aches of countries in crisis and conflict are complex, multifaceted, and closely interlinked. How do we find an Advil for that?

We can begin by documenting what works (and what does not!) – by amassing evidence in a systematic way. Read more  »

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