What we know – and don’t know – about the impact of private schooling in developing countries

What we know – and don’t know – about the impact of private schooling in developing countries

by Dr. Laura Day Ashley, Claire Mcloughlin, Dr. Monazza Aslam, Jakob Engel, Joseph Wales, Dr. Shenila Rawal, Professor Richard Batley, Professor Geeta Kingdon, Susan Nicolai, Professor Pauline Rose With the recent surge of research and policy interest in private schools educating disadvantaged children in developing countries, we were commissioned by DFID to undertake a rigorous […]

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Children in their classroom in El Renacimiento school, in Villa Nueva, Guatemala. Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank

Achieving equitable quality education post-2015: Indicators to measure progress towards learning and equity

Key messages from a roundtable discussion in London, 17 November 2014 This summary was submitted by Pauline Rose, Ed Barnett, Rob Whitby, Steve Packer and Susan Nicolai.   A roundtable discussion co-hosted by DFID, University of Cambridge, ODI and UKFIET* brought together technical experts to identify recommendations for indicators to track learning and equity post-2015. […]

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Agizo, 10, attends NRC’s Education programme at a primary school in Masisi, for children displaced by conflict, in Masisi, North Kivu, DRC.
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25 years on – redressing ‘crisis-blind’ approaches to children’s right to education

20th November 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It is a time to look back and celebrate advances in children’s rights over the past quarter of a century. But it is also a time to take stock and recognise the continuing challenges facing children in […]

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