Education in international development settings, including in conflict and post-conflict contexts: teachers, quality and learning, and inequalities related to poverty, gender and disability.
Photo (cropped): Classroom in primary school, Kenya Photo credit: Geoff Livingston/Flickr licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Projects & Publications

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Research for policy and practice

Education Accountability Relationships in India

Seeks to enhance our understanding of accountability relationships, how they function, and with what effect on learning outcomes, in both the short and long term. The research offers not only relevant, contextual evidence, but also highlights key implications for policy and practice.
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Impact story

Outsourcing Primary Education in Liberia

Following contracting out of government primary schools to private companies in Liberia, researchers have examined the effects of these partnerships and how the schools deliver (or fail to deliver) better outcomes.
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Impact story

Improving Early Childhood Education in Rural Bangladesh

Research in Bangladesh demonstrates how early childhood programmes could be effectively adapted for implementation at scale, using locally available resources and infrastructure.
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Briefing paper

Raising learning outcomes in diverse Indian contexts

Improving learning outcomes in India requires a rethinking of educational strategies. While improvements in physical access to schools are welcome, improving learning outcomes requires different stakeholders to adapt teaching content and methods to local contexts.
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