Blogs and Insights

Session I (Setting the Scene) of the RISE Annual Conference 2018

Diwakar Kishore looks back to his first RISE Annual Conference in 2016 and highlights some personally relevant presentations from this year's event.

What Can We Expect from the RISE Annual Conference 2018?

The RISE Annual Conference 2018 starts in a few days, but what can we expect from the latest instalment of this research focused event?

What Does Low Learning Really Feel Like?

Luis Crouch illustrates what a lack of fluency means in real time to push "actors" into action.

Caine Rolleston presents Young Lives data at CIES 2018

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?

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

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

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…