Education in international development settings, including in conflict and post-conflict contexts: teachers, quality and learning, and inequalities related to poverty, gender and disability.

Blog: Can a national curriculum reduce inequality? Reflections from South Africa
Focus groups with academics and practitioners in the KwaZulu Natal province examined how the context in which national policy is implemented and monitored differs for poorer schools versus schools in urban, advantaged areas. Data generated by an ESRC-DFID funded project indicates that the national curriculum alone cannot improve learning outcomes in a highly heterogeneous, unequal system.
All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Global Education event: ‘Heralding the decade of leaving no girl behind’ (supported by the Global Partnership for Education, the Impact Initiative and RESULTS UK) met in the House of Commons to share progress and discuss what still needs to be done in order to move beyond the numbers of girls in school towards gender equality.
Blog: The opportunities and challenges of raising learning outcomes in India
On Monday 9th December, researchers from the ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research Programme (RLO) alongside policymakers, development practitioners and civil society, met in Delhi to present evidence & explore pathways to improving learning outcomes in different Indian contexts. In this blog, organisers Anuradha De and Meera Samson of CORD India, present the key takeaways from the event.

How Higher Education Research Using the Capability Approach Illuminates Possibilities for the Transformation of Individuals and Society in South Africa

McLean, M. (2018) 'How Higher Education Research Using the Capability Approach Illuminates Possibilities for the Transformation of Individuals and Society in South Africa' in P. Ashwin and J.M. Case (eds), Higher Education Pathways: South African Undergraduate Education and the Public Good, Cape Town: African Minds.
 
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African Higher Education Dynamics Series;Volume 4
News: Raising Learning Outcomes in Diverse Indian Contexts
On Monday 9th December seven ESRC-DFID funded projects from the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research Programme will meet alongside policymakers, development practitioners & civil society in Delhi to present evidence & explore pathways to improving learning outcomes in different Indian contexts.

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