What next for UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) for education? Cuts and consequences: Uncertainties and opportunities

This article was written by Steve Packer, UKFIET Trustee. In correspondence with Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) ministers (July and November 2020, March 2021), UKFIET has made the case for maintaining the focus of aid on low-income countries (LICs), protecting levels of aid to education at a minimum of 10% of total Official...

Equitable Educational Response: learnings from a radio school programme designed for young learners from marginalised communities in northern Nigeria

This blog was written by Kiki James, CEO, ACE Charity Africa. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit a year ago, it was easy for us to shift gears from our daily activities at Assisting Caring & Empowering (ACE) Africans Charity to running the ACE Radio School for seven months in 2020. ACE Charity’s mission is to support development in Africa through...

Practical and ethical challenges of doing distance research in the Global South during a global pandemic

This blog was written by Louise Yorke and Janice Kim, Research Associates at the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge. Yorke is also researcher for the RISE Programme Ethiopia Team and Kim for the World Bank Early Learning Partnerships (ELP) programme. Additional authors are Belay Hagos Hailu,...

Ethiopia Builds its First National Assessment of Pre-primary Education

This article was written by Dr. Belay Hagos, Associate Professor of Education, Director, Institute of Educational Research, Addis Ababa University and Fitsum Mulugeta, Education Economist, The World Bank. It was originally published on the Research Technical Assistance Center’s Together for Early Childhood Evidence site on 1 April 2021....

Don’t forget about those who were not in school before the pandemic

This article was written by Andrew Christensen, Dr Carla Pezzulo, Professor Andy Tatem, Dr Victor Alegana and Omar Bakari, academics and practitioners working in education policy, disability rights, public health, and geospatial and data science. It was originally published on the World Education Blog on 2 April 2021. School closures during the...

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