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Children studying in class. Primary education is free of charge in Malawi. However, although many children start school, around 60% drop out before completing their primary schooling.

Can unconventional schooling techniques reduce drop-out rates in Sub-Saharan Africa?

This blog was written by Elizabeth Tofaris, University of Cambridge, on behalf of the the Impact Initiative for international development research. The Impact Initiative seeks to connect policymakers and practitioners with the world-class social science research supported by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership, maximising the uptake and impact of research from: (i) the Joint Fund for […]

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Women, literacy and health in Nepal: an alternative approach for sustainable livelihoods

This blog was written by Sushan Acharya, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece about their experience. Research in the area of women, literacy and health has been […]

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Rethinking learning assessments: insights from a study on the status of education in tribal districts in Maharashtra

This blog was written by R. Maithreyi, who completed her PhD in childhood studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, and currently works as Research Adviser with the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies , Bangalore, India. She is also a practising child psychologist, drawing much of her insights on children’s learning and cognitive […]

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What are the learning needs in developing countries? A case study from Mozambique

This blog was written by Sugata Sumida, Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Hiroshima University. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece about their experience. Sugata’s research interests include effectiveness […]

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