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The ‘Abidjan Principles’ on private involvement in education: A useful framework or a step too far?

This blog was written by the Global Schools Forum, a community of education entrepreneurs who are running and supporting innovative and inclusive schools in under-served markets. It was originally published on the Medium website on 25 March 2019. The 21st of March saw the release of the Abidjan Principles on the human rights obligations of States to […]

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A student practices her english at the Girls' Government Primary School Syad Alipur. The school is located in the remote Panchkasi village, has no running water, no electricity and and no desks.

Research on children with disabilities influences education policy in Pakistan

This impact story was written and produced by the Impact Initiative for International Development Research – a collaboration between the REAL Centre, University of Cambridge and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. You can download and read the full impact story here.  According to new research generated by the Research for Equitable Access […]

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Where you stand depends on where you sit

This blog was written by David Levesque, Independent Education Adviser and ex-DFID Senior Adviser. After 50 years working in international education and development policy, I conclude that where you stand depends on where you sit. Whether and how fast the world is developing depends on your perspective, based on sitting assumptions and paradigms. These form […]

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Stopping the War on Children

This blog was written by Kevin Watkins, Chief Executive of Save the Children UK, as the organisation celebrates its 100 years and launches the Stop the War on Children campaign. It was originally posted on the Project Syndicate website on 14 May 2019. Around 420 million children are currently living in conflict-affected countries – more […]

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