Author Archive | David Levesque

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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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Measuring the Immeasurable: an exercise in futility?

This blog was written by David Levesque, Independent Education Adviser and ex-DFID Senior Adviser. Why are we trying to measure the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular, the education goal, SDG4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all? Sitting by the beach and pondering on Kenneth King’s […]

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