Young Lives partners
Young Lives is a collaborative project. In each country we work closely with leading national research institutes, government statistics departments and the international NGO Save the Children. The work of the national teams is supported by partners within UK universities including the Open University.
The project directorate is based with the University of Oxford’s Department of International Development, under the leadership of Professor Jo Boyden.
Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) EDRI is a semi-autonomous not-for-profit think tank providing expert analysis and advice on all aspects of short- and long-term policy.
In Ethiopia, Save the Children works closely with the Ethiopian Government and local partners on projects to address three areas that have the greatest impact on the greatest number of children: basic services; livelihoods and poverty; and emergency preparedness and response.
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh CESS is an autonomous research institute, engaged in multidisciplinary research and training in the social sciences. www.cess.ac.in
Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalam (Women’s University) (SPMVV), Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh SPMVV is an educational and research institute in Andhra Pradesh aimed at helping women acquire advanced knowledge and skills to shape their lives and careers. www.spmvv.ac.in
Save the Children Save the Children began working in India in pre-Independence days by providing emergency relief. Its current programmes are located in 12 states and union territories in India, and focus on the following areas: education, child protection, HIV/AIDS, health, hunger and malnutrition, and emergency response and rehabilitation. www.savethechildren.in
Grupo de Análisis para el Desarollo (GRADE) GRADE is a private, non-profit research centre whose aim is to conduct applied research to stimulate and enrich the debate, design and implementation of public policies. www.grade.org.pe
Centre for Analysis and Forecast, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences (CAF-VASS) CAF is an institute member of the Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences whose functions mainly consist of analysing the impacts of policies and forecasting major movements in Vietnam’s economy and social life. www.vass.gov.vn
General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) The GSO is the state agency in Vietnam responsible for conducting statistical activities and providing socio-economic information to agencies, organisations and individuals. www.gso.gov.vn/default_en.aspx
Department of International Development, University of Oxford The Young Lives directorate is based at the Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House) at the University of Oxford. QEH is an interdisciplinary research department with two aims: to conduct high-level research which advances understanding of the complex economic, social and political processes of change in developing countries; and to educate students to understand these processes in disciplinary and multi-disciplinary perspectives. www.qeh.ox.ac.uk
Save the Children UK Save the Children-UK works in 52 countries around the world, with a focus on four main issues: education, health, tackling hunger and child protection. In addition, campaigning and advocacy work aims to influence policymakers in the UK and overseas to adopt policies that create real and lasting change for the world’s poorest children. www.savethechildren.org.uk
Child and Youth Studies Group, Centre for Research in Education and Education Technology (CREET), the Open University The Child and Youth Studies Group is one of 11 interdisciplinary research groups within the Centre for Research in Education and Education Technology (CREET) at the Open University. The group encompasses studies of children’s and young people’s experiences, representations, learning, development, inclusion and social participation. http://creet.open.ac.uk/themes/group.cfm?name=CYSG