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  • This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your education and skills programming. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2017-2021: Education and Skills Development (PDF, 2.28 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you in understanding PIN's Global Education and Skills Development Strategy for 2017-2020 including goals, priorities and global indicators.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2017-2021: Education and Skills Development - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) Education in Emergencies Guides (ZIP, 4.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource is divided into two Guides; "Part 1: WHAT EiE is, WHY we do it and what GUIDES us" and "Part 2: Planning, Implementing and Monitoring an EiE Response Introduction to PIN’s approach to EiE". They provide information on the theory of EiE, PIN’s EiE Framework,cross-cutting themes and step-by-step guidance on how to plan, implement and monitor EiE activities.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2019) INDIKIT: Guidance on Education and Skills Indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to INDIKIT set of education and skills indicators, that can be used within your project proposal development.

    PIN (2019) INDIKIT: Guidance on Education and Skills Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia (PDF, 2.48 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This research was conducted within the context of the TVET Imereti Project for PiN’s “Improving Formal, Non-formal and Informal Vocational Education for the Agribusiness in Georgia” project. The project is intended to improve the linkages between the labor market demands of the agribusiness sector, and the skills and qualifications offered by the formal, non-formal and informal VET.

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia (PDF, 1.19 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides recommendations on how the VET sector, and particularly this project’s partner organizations (in this case in Imereti), can better engage with the private sector.

    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2018) Learn and Share Together: Community-building Training Curriculum (ZIP, 18.04 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides structured guidance and a series of lesson plans to engage community members in activities aimed at improving social cohesion

    PIN (2018) Learn and Share Together: Community-building Training Curriculum - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Education in Emergencies (EiE) - Standards and Guidance

    PIN (2019) Education in Emergencies Guides (ZIP, 4.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource is divided into two Guides; "Part 1: WHAT EiE is, WHY we do it and what GUIDES us" and "Part 2: Planning, Implementing and Monitoring an EiE Response Introduction to PIN’s approach to EiE". They provide information on the theory of EiE, PIN’s EiE Framework,cross-cutting themes and step-by-step guidance on how to plan, implement and monitor EiE activities.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2020) The Child-Centred Approach to Education in Emergencies (PDF, 12.89 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document outlines PIN's child-centred approach to education in emergencies (EiE)

    PIN (2020) The Child-Centred Approach to Education in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2020) Psychosocial Support Best Practice Guide and Toolkit (ZIP, 17.58 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guide provides key information on PIN’s approach to Psychosocial Support (PSS) – what it is, who it is for, when we do it and how we do it. It introduces the Framework that guides us and provides practical guidance and tools for how to design, implement and monitor PSS activities.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Inclusion and gender

    UNESCO (2015) Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning Friendly Environments (PDF, 1.72 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Toolkit provides useful tools, resources and case studies to reflect on and put into practice to make schools and classrooms more welcoming and inclusive for all children and teachers

    UNESCO (2015) Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning Friendly Environments - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Washington Group (2016) Module on Child Functioning: Questionnaires (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Module on Child Functioning is an international tool for assessment of functional difficulties in different domains incl. hearing, vision, communication/comprehension, learning, mobility and emotions.

    Washington Group (2016) Module on Child Functioning: Questionnaires - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2009) Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education: Including Everyone (PDF, 397.59 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guide provides information on key principles, advice and key actions to improve inclusivity of education in emergencies

    INEE (2009) Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education: Including Everyone  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Teacher Professional Development

    PIN (2018) Teacher Professional Development Tools - based on contextualised TICC materials (ZIP, 16.37 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of materials is based on the INEE Teachers in Crisis Contexts (TICC) materials. It includes tools and resources for conducting teacher training and professional development, including sample teacher training materials, M&E tools and guidance on establishing teacher learning circles (TLCs).

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials, Templates
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    UNESCO (2015) Positive discipline in inclusive, learning-friendly classroom: a guide for teachers (PDF, 668.16 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides guidance, techniques and tools for teachers to strengthen their classroom management skills and improve the inclusiveness of their classrooms

    UNESCO (2015) Positive discipline in inclusive, learning-friendly classroom: a guide for teachers - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2018) Guide: How to Deliver a Workshop or Training (PDF, 161.96 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide will help you to become a better facilitator in delivering training and workshop. You will understand different learning styles, you will improve participatory facilitation skills, you will learn how to structure a training/workshop with adequate facilitation techniques.

    PIN (2018) Guide: How to Deliver a Workshop or Training  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Learning Outcomes

    World Bank Group (2018) World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise (PDF, 9.22 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you in understanding the importance of children's learning as a process where all actors at different level should be included, at class level, school level and system level.

    World Bank Group (2018) World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? (PDF, 491.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource identifies policy interventions that improve education quality and student learning in developing countries.

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2019) ASER Literacy and Numeracy Tools (RAR, 7.36 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of tools provides guidance on what ASER is and how to conduct literacy and numeracy assessments using the ASER tools. It also includes sample ASER tools that can be adapted to a specific context as well as a reporting template.

    RAR
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Labour market assessment and employment

    WRC (2013) Market Assessment Toolkit for Vocational Training Providers and Youth (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The three-part Market Assessment Toolkit for VT Providers and Youth is a combination of resources, questionnaires and activities to assist VT programs and youth to gather information on market demand and translate it into programming that responds to a dynamic business environment and youth needs.

    WRC (2013) Market Assessment Toolkit for Vocational Training Providers and Youth - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia (PDF, 2.48 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This research was conducted within the context of the TVET Imereti Project for PiN’s “Improving Formal, Non-formal and Informal Vocational Education for the Agribusiness in Georgia” project. The project is intended to improve the linkages between the labor market demands of the agribusiness sector, and the skills and qualifications offered by the formal, non-formal and informal VET.

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    DCED (2019) Employment Creation Website Page (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website page involves a range of resources on employment creation, including publications that provide insights into solutions and challenges in creating jobs, it can be useful when searching for evidence on this topic.

    DCED (2019) Employment Creation Website Page  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Innovations, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training (PDF, 12.55 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This good practice guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on engaging the private sector to ensure that Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes sustainably increase access to productive and fulfilling employment opportunities.

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia (PDF, 1.19 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides recommendations on how the VET sector, and particularly this project’s partner organizations (in this case in Imereti), can better engage with the private sector.

    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    OSU (2013) Competency-Based Education via the DACUM and SCID Process: An Overview (PDF, 409.72 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you with a curriculum development process.

    OSU (2013) Competency-Based Education via the DACUM and SCID Process: An Overview - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Child Protection and Well-Being

    GPCWG (2013) Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (PDF, 2.76 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides globally recognised minimum standards for Child Protection as well as key actions, measurements (including indicators and targets), and guidance notes on how to use these standards in practice

    GPCWG (2013) Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2020) Psychosocial Support Best Practice Guide and Toolkit (ZIP, 17.58 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This Guide provides key information on PIN’s approach to Psychosocial Support (PSS) – what it is, who it is for, when we do it and how we do it. It introduces the Framework that guides us and provides practical guidance and tools for how to design, implement and monitor PSS activities.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Global Education Cluster (2016) Protection Mainstreaming Tip Sheet - Education Programs (DOCX, 104.49 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides key tips for mainstreaming protection in education programmes. It is a useful checklist and guidance for education programme managers to improve child protection in schools and education activities.

    DOCX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    PIN Education in Emergencies (EiE) Tools

    PIN (2019) Education in Emergencies (EiE) MEAL Tools (ZIP, 5.91 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of materials includes key M&E tools for Education in Emergencies (EiE) including school checklists, baseline and endline tools, child participation tools, school assessment and selection tools, a sample Logframe and a needs assessment template, which can also be used as a basis for developing key informant interviews (KIIs), household surveys and focus group discussions (FGDs).

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Evaluation & Research Reports, Templates
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Education in Emergencies indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Indikit resource aims to make monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of Education in Emergencies (EiE) interventions easier and better by helping you to use well-formulated project indicators and correctly collect and analyse the data required for each indicator.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Education in Emergencies indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Teacher Professional Development Tools - based on contextualised TICC materials (ZIP, 16.37 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This package of materials is based on the INEE Teachers in Crisis Contexts (TICC) materials. It includes tools and resources for conducting teacher training and professional development, including sample teacher training materials, M&E tools and guidance on establishing teacher learning circles (TLCs).

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials, Templates
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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