A range of issues on governance, participation, and accountability, including: citizenship, planning, economic investment, rights, and environmental impact.
The aim of the study is to understand resilience and exceptionalism in high-functioning township and rural primary schools in South Africa. Previous research has shown that a large part of the explanation behind these schools' success is the leadership and management practices of teachers and particularly principals.
A recent Health and Accountability workshop attracted between 80-90 participants from donors, multilateral agencies, national and global civil society, and research institutions over three days. ‘Unpicking power and politics for transformative change: Towards accountability for health equity’ aimed to critically examine the practices and politics shaping accountability in health systems from the local to the global levels.
Health inequities - that is, unfair and avoidable difference in health arising from social, economic or political factors, and which disadvantage the poor and marginalised - are trapping millions of people in poverty.