Author Archive | Colin Bangay

John Kazadi 4th grade teacher asking his students questions at the St. Louis Primary School in Kinshasa, Congo on May 21, 2013. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank.

What teacher shortage? It’s not just the scale but the nature of the challenge

This blog was written by Colin Bangay, Senior Education Adviser, DFID Sierra Leone and was originally published on the GEM Report blog on 31 October 2019. Most would agree that good teachers make all the difference. As recent research attests, ‘the most effective interventions to improve student learning rely on teachers’. The imperative to bring […]

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Adding Value to the Policy-making Process

This blog was written by Colin Bangay, Senior Education Adviser, DFID-Sierra Leone, and Angela Little, Professor Emirata, University College London, IoE.  It was originally posted on the HEART (High Quality Technical Assistance for RESULTS) website following a DFID-Young Lives workshop in September 2015, and then rewritten following a workshop at the UKFIET 2019 conference for the […]

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