EnCompass Resources

Publication | January 2017
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This report summarizes an action planning meeting EnCompass designed and facilitated with the Tanzania police force to develop recommendations for the Police Gender and Children’s Desks’ 2017–2020 Action Plan. The meeting also built capacity on topics such leadership, women’s empowerment, and adherence to the Tanzania Police Force codes of conduct.

EnCompass completed a scoping mission in August 2016 for the 4Children project in Kenya. The scoping mission sought to gather information to determine if Kenya would be an appropriate location for 4Children’s pilot of the AIDSFree Strengthening Linkages between Clinical and Social Services for Children and Adolescents who Have Experienced Sexual Violence: A Companion Guide, which was developed by EnCompass.

Publication | February 2016
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Part of USAID/Zambia’s education portfolio, the Time to Learn (TTL) project is a 5-year (2012-2017), USAID-funded project that collaborates with the Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training, and Early Education (MESVTEE). The project seeks to improve reading among 500,000 primary grade learners by 2017 in all community schools in six of Zambia’s 10 provinces and increase equitable education services for orphans and vulnerable children in secondary schools in these provinces.

Publication | January 2016
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This internal midline impact evaluation was conducted as part of USAID's Time to Learn (TTL) project.  

Publication | June 2016
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The Year 4 Performance Evaluation was conducted as part of USAID's Time to Learn (TTL) project. 

Publication | February 2015
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Time to Learn’s Case Study Series provides insight into best practices in the education of orphans and other vulnerable children in Zambia, including an emphasis on Zambia’s community schools. Designed for policymakers and program implementers, these case studies focus on key research priorities identified by stakeholders in Zambia’s educational sector, including government officials, academics, and civil society.

Publication | February 2015
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Time to Learn’s Case Study Series provides insight into best practices in the education of orphans and other vulnerable children in Zambia, including an emphasis on Zambia’s community schools. Designed for policymakers and program implementers, these case studies focus on key research priorities identified by stakeholders in Zambia’s educational sector, including government officials, academics, and civil society.

Publication | July 2017
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These training slides for module 1 (of 4) introduce the concepts, causes, magnitude, and consequences of gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). It prepares participants to understand essential elements of GBV and VAC and their linkages with public health, human rights, poverty, SRHR, and HIV.

Publication | July 2017
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These training slides for this module 2 (of 4) provide learning competencies to health care workers and social welfare officers on interpersonal communication skills, medical, medicolegal, and psychosocial care and support to the survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). 

Publication | July 2017
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These training slides for module 4 (of 4) is designed to help health care providers and social welfare officers improve their competencies in management and utilization of data for gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) services improvement.

More information about EnCompass' work with AIDSFree is available here, and you can find the other training slides in this set at the following links:

Publication | October 2014
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Over the last 15 years, newborn health has garnered increased attention, and individuals, organizations, and communities of organizations have emerged to work on newborn health and survival at both global and country levels. Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives (SNL) program commissioned EnCompass LLC to conduct a series of five organizational network analyses (ONA) to gain insight into the current functioning of newborn communities in Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Uganda, and at the global level.

Publication | February 2016
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This toolkit was developed to support implementation of the U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally under the ADVANTAGE IDIQ.

Publication | July 2017
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The purpose of this curriculum is to prepare health care and social welfare workers to gain a combination of knowledge, attitudes, skills, and wider attributes of gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) competencies in provision of services at different levels of health and social welfare settings. It was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

Publication | July 2017
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These job aids were developed to provide updated guidance to trainers of health care providers and social welfare officers on the provision of effective and comprehensive services to gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) survivors. The report was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

Publication | July 2017
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This manual will orient trainers to the GBV and VAC required competencies for organizing, coordinating, and delivering the gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) training package to health care providers and social welfare officers. The manual was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

Publication | September 2016
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This briefing provides a summary of the findings laid out in the comprehensive review of community schools in Zambia, which provides an in-depth review of community schools, as they exist today, through the lens of two key questions:

Publication | August 2016
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While a number of studies have examined community schools in Zambia, there has not been a comprehensive overview since 2006. Many of these studies focus on a narrow topic within the field of community schools, or have small sample sizes that impede the ability to generalize broadly. Consequently, there is a need to synthesize findings across studies and data sources in order to present an accurate “big picture” and summarize the most important factors that will have bearing on current and future community school initiatives.

Articles | February 2016

Community schools in Zambia are locally founded, financed and managed through a parent community school committee (PCSC). Despite the stigma and paucity of resources associated with community schools, evidence suggests that many produce better learning outcomes than government schools. Significant research shows parental engagement to be an important factor impacting school quality, although evidence is divided about the nature of the impact.

Publication | July 2017

These training slides for module 3 (of 4) are focused on refreshing health care providers and social welfare officers on preventing gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). 

More information about EnCompass' work with AIDSFree is available here, and you can find the other training slides in this set at the following links:

Publication | February 2017
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This special study for Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives (SNL) program provided an opportunity to return to two countries, Indonesia and Mali, four years after SNL ended its in-country activities. The study has three components: two case studies which investigate what has happened to the momentum for and institutionalization of newborn health in Indonesia and Mali, and a synthesis report that draws lessons from the two case studies.

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