Nurturing high ability students from the slums
The project aimed to review the process for teachers and school managers to identify high ability children attending schools in slums of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania and create an accurate/cost-efficient programme to enrich and accelerate learning.
Children & Young People
Learning outcomes for children facing multiple disadvantages
The research delivers an in-depth understanding of the problems that teachers face supporting students from diverse backgrounds, the teaching practices they adopt, and the kinds of support they need to help all children fulfill their learning potential.
Literacy development with deaf communities
This pilot project provides English-language teaching for members of the deaf community in India including young people in high poverty contexts, and drafts a model of language-teaching interventions. It is an interdisciplinary collaboration including sign linguistics and technologists.
Teaching, learning and disadvantage – from policy to practice
Meera Samson, CORD, India; and Pauline Rose, University of Cambridge, UK write about recent research in education in India, funded as part of the ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes programme, and how it will contribute towards an evidence-based strategy of reform. Resources can be downloaded from the event they hosted in India on August 10, 2016 to contribute to the current policy consultation with the Indian government.
Ten years of research evidence in health and development
A synthesis of evidence to examine new knowledge from health research carried out through grants funded by the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.
New knowledge on the gendered nature of poverty and wellbeing
A synthesis of evidence to examine new knowledge on the gendered nature of poverty and wellbeing from 122 research grants funded through the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.
Research methods: Lessons from ten years of poverty alleviation research
A synthesis of evidence to examine new knowledge on research methods used in 122 research grants funded through the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research since 2005.