Tag Archives | Equity

School Building in Malawi: Khuzi Public Primary school Malawi

Learning equity during the coronavirus: Experiences from Africa

This blog was written by Salman Asim, Senior Economist, Shelby Frances Carvalho, Consultant, and Ravinder Gera, Consultant, World Bank Group. It was originally published on the World Bank Education for Global Development on June 03, 2020. Nearly all countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have closed schools to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Closures in […]

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Overcoming disruption: How education systems can adapt to a post-Covid world

This blog was written by Jane Mann, Director of Education Reform, Cambridge University Press. It was originally published on the Cambridge University Press website. A New Reality for Education? As I write this, my three sons are scattered around my house, stretching our internet connection to its limits, attempting to navigate school work set online […]

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Why parental aspirations matter for children’s learning among indigenous populations in Latin America within the new SDG agenda

This blog was written by Marcos Delprato, Centre for International Education (CIE), University of Sussex. 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. Increasing the learning levels among disadvantaged indigenous […]

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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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