The 8th of March 2022 marked a new dawn in the history of government schools in Delhi, especially at the primary level, as the Montessori Lab was launched in a government-run school for the first time.
150 years of Education for All on the Isle of Man and the relevance for international education today
Jun 22, 2022
2022 marks the 150th anniversary of the 1872 Isle of Man Act for Public Elementary Education, or Education for All (EFA). What is the relevance of this for education and international development today? The challenges of EFA are faced by every country in the world, and not simply those described…
Jun 20, 2022
Globally, millions of primary and secondary school children learn all subjects in a language that they do not fully understand. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank have estimated that as many as 80% of learners do not have access to learning in languages they know best. Decades of evidence, mainly…
Synthesising impact: Three reports presenting lessons for policy and practice from across the ESRC/FCDO Raising Learning Outcomes programme
Jun 12, 2022
Starting in 2014, the ESRC and FCDO’s £20 million joint Raising Learning Outcomes (RLO) programme has spanned 20 countries, with 30 projects spread over three funding calls. Projects funded through the programme have produced a significant portfolio of research which provides policymakers, practitioners and the global education research community with…
May 18, 2022
The new report published by UNESCO: ‘Leave no child behind: Global report on boys’ disengagement from education’ makes the case that we need to focus more attention on Abdul because he is at risk of not continuing to secondary school and the world has not paid enough attention to this…
May 10, 2022
NGOs have long understood that meaningful community engagement makes education projects more relevant, successful, and sustainable. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought sudden school closures and disrupted INGOs’ and national NGOs’ work, catapulted communities into leading roles.