Assesses how well country policies enable provision of high-quality and inclusive basic education services by non-state providers.
Analyzes laws and regulations to identify the types of private engagement for basic education (primary and lower-secondary) that are legally established in each country, assessing the extent to which policies facilitate equitable access to and quality of education services.
TOOLS AND RESOURCES
Based upon the global evidence base, four policy goals have been identified concerning strengthening accountability mechanisms between citizens, policymakers, and providers for effective private sector engagement in education:
Encouraging innovation by providers
Holding schools accountable
Empowering all parents, students, and communities
Promoting diversity of supply
SABER-EPS contributes to the collective understanding of how governments can achieve learning for all. SABER-EPS confirms that governments should always be the steward of their education systems, yet need not be the only provider of education services.