RISE Annual Conference 2018
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RISE is a large scale, multi-country research programme developed to answer the question: “How can education systems be reformed to deliver better learning for all?” The RISE Programme Annual Conferences bring together high-profile academics and policy makers for two days of…

 Contracting Out Schools at Scale: Evidence from Pakistan
Working Paper

Can governments contract out the management of schools to private operators at scale? This paper estimates the effect of a school reform in Punjab, Pakistan…

Caine Rolleston presents Young Lives data at CIES 2018
Blog

At CIES in Mexico City, Young Lives held a panel session on inequality and inequity in learning opportunities and outcomes in Ethiopia, India, Vietnam, and…

Vietnam’s Exceptional Learning Success: Can We Do That Too?
Blog

The “Vietnam effect” shows that high education quality is possible even with lower income levels. Should other countries with similar income levels be…

Bad Assessments Are Bad for Learning
Blog

Are high-stakes examinations testing higher-order skills? Maryam Akmal looks at a recent RISE working paper that reviews examination instruments in primary…

RISE Political Economy Panel Session at CIES 2018
Blog

On Day 1 of the Comparative and Education Society Conference in Mexico, the RISE Programme hosted a panel session on the political economy of education…

Isaac Mbiti presents at the biannual RISE Stakeholder Reference Group meeting in Dar es Salaam.
News

The RISE Tanzania Country Research Team (CRT) convened the biannual meeting of its Stakeholder Reference Group on Friday, 9 March at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in Dar es Salaam. The RISE Tanzania Stakeholder Reference Group is a high-level advisory body that provides guidance and…

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