A collection of ESRC–DFID funded research providing new evidence on what governments must consider to ensure that children with disabilities benefit from quality education without discrimination or exclusion. Features research from Afganistan, India, Malawi, Morocco, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Tunisia.
Education in international development settings, including in conflict and post-conflict contexts: teachers, quality and learning, and inequalities related to poverty, gender and disability.
‘School in a bag’, buddy systems and catch-up clubs have paved the way for improved learning and reduced dropout in schools in Malawi and Lesotho. These pioneering techniques have been used by researchers to help ensure that disadvantaged children, particularly those affected by HIV/ AIDS, stay in school.
Ten new grants through the third round of the ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes programme have been announced.