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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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Why we need to politicise education for sustainable development

This blog was written by Peter Sutoris, PhD Candidate and Gates Scholar at the Education Faculty, University of Cambridge. He is the author of Visions of Development (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) about development ideology in postcolonial India and the film The Undiscovered Country (Alexander Street Press, 2013) about education and development in the […]

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Conference Sub-theme – Evidence and Knowledge

There were so many papers for the sub-theme on Evidence and Knowledge, that we have created two streams to accommodate them all. The stream on “Including all learners” will explore the current knowledge of how the intersecting dimensions of marginalisation influence access to quality learning opportunities, and evidence of how education systems can be made […]

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Back to the Future: The Evolution of DFID’s education programme – What have we learnt and where are we going?

DFID is putting much more emphasis on the development and use of evidence to underpin education policies and programmes. Examples include the Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s report on education in East Africa, DFID India’s review of ten years of support to India’s mass elementary education programme, and the strengthened focus on research and evaluation […]

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