Author Archive | Cyril Brandt

Teacher DRC, Photo credit Julie Polumbo @USAIDEastAfrica

On the politics of teacher payment reform in a protracted crisis

This blog was written by Cyril Brandt, a postdoctoral student, and Tom de Herdt, professor of development and Chair of the Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp. They have recently published an article together – reference and highlights of the research are detailed here. It is well-known that teachers in many low income, conflict-affected […]

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Teacher well-being in protracted crises: conceptual caveats (Lessons from the DR Congo)

By Mieke Lopes Cardozo, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam; and Cyril Brandt, Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Teachers in protracted (violent) crises are to varying degrees expected to fulfil a multiplicity of […]

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John Kazadi, 4th grade teacher, asking his students questions at the St. Louis Primary School in Kinshasa, DRC. © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

The state and internally displaced teachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Cyril Owen Brandt is a PhD candidate with the International Development Studies programme at the University of Amsterdam, within the Education and International Development ISAcademy research group. His research is on the role of education systems in processes of state formation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In his PhD thesis, he looks at […]

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