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2019 Conference Theme Announced

Inclusive Education Systems: futures, fallacies and finance Increasing inequality, protracted conflict, accelerating climate change, financial uncertainty and rapid transformation of labour markets are all exerting considerable pressure on education systems.  And within national systems there is stark evidence of high levels of inefficiency and inequality; many children have limited experience of school, and for many […]

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Education Outcomes Fund (EOF) for Africa and the Middle East: Is it a Game Changer?

9 September 2018 A few months ago, a concept note appeared for an Education Outcomes Fund (EOF), produced by the Education Commission and the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG), proposing what is called ‘a game-changing initiative to drive results in education’. This Education Outcomes Fund seeks to raise US$1 billion to ‘scale up […]

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One of the largest national learning assessments in the world? India’s National Achievement Survey

This article was written by Rhiannon Moore, education researcher with the Young Lives study and PhD student at the University of Bristol, and was recently published on the  UNESCO Learning Portal  On November 13, 2017, the Indian National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducted the latest round of its National Achievement Survey (NAS), […]

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A spotlight on teacher performance

By John Martin, Technical Director at Cambridge Education. This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 12 July 2018. Despite significant investments going into improving the performance of teachers, evidence suggests there is a crisis in both teaching and learning. Why have we (governments, development partners, stakeholders, ‘experts’) got it so wrong? And […]

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