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The Short Guide to Rapid Joint Education Needs Assessments

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Global Education Cluster,Save the Children,UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund

Education is a basic right, even in an emergency. Rapid joint assessments provide a starting point for groups working to ensure children receive schooling during an emergency. This guide will help Education Clusters to plan and conduct assessments.Topics covered include: participating in multi-cluster assessments; planning and leading an Education Cluster needs assessment; defining indicators and designing survey tools for the assessment; methods of data collection and data management; operational and cost considerations; and sharing and applying assessment findings.This short guide is part of The Joint Education Needs Assessment Toolkit produced by the Global Education Cluster in 2010. It can be used as a stand-alone reference tool for planning and conducting a rapid joint needs assessment, or as an introduction to the larger toolkit. It is an easy-to-read, practical resource with tips and tools targeted at the non-specialist reader.

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