Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Post-2015 Agenda: Examining the Youth Perspective and their Partnership Potential

By Nayantara Naik, Freelance International Education Consultant, New York, New York. At sixteen, I attended a National Student Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. Arriving at the program, I was skeptical. How could anyone teach leadership? Over the course of 10 … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Implementing Assessment to Improve Learning – the Latest Report from the Learning Metrics Task Force

By Rukmini Banerji, Pratham and Learning Metrics Task Force. As is common on hot summer afternoons in villages in India, a man lay resting on a string cot under the mango tree. It was a Sunday.  His three sons were … Continue reading

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Rebalancing Progress in Education: How to Deliver on Improvements in Access and Quality?

By Leni Wild, ODI. Rather than a sole focus on financing education and the debate over how much money is needed, Leni Wild suggests we shift our focus to building effective systems and political leadership that can deliver. July began with new … Continue reading

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