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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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Voices of the Next Generation early career conference – Gaining motivation and insights for research on girls’ education in India

Written by Vandana Singh, PhD Researcher, Department of Education, University of Bath I first heard about the Voices of the Next Generation conference on 14th June 2018 through an email from UKFIET. My PhD supervisor, Dr Rita Chawla-Duggan, encouraged me to send an abstract to be one of the speakers at the conference and I […]

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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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