RISE Annual Conference 2019

RISE Programme Annual Conference Call for Papers (Deadline Friday, 15 March 2019) Wednesday, 19 June to Thursday, 20 June 2019* Center for Global Development, Washington, DC

We invite you to submit a paper for, or express your interest in attending, the Research on…

There Is a Learning Crisis at the Top, Too:  New Results from PISA-D

Recently released results from PISA-D reveal that even middle class and “statistical elites” are not escaping the learning crisis as weak systems fail to…

RISE Partnerships Coordinator Role

Are you motivated by the opportunity to work with a dynamic research team who are trying to improve the quality of education for children around the world? Are you up for a challenging role that provides opportunity to facilitate important research collaboration, and help develop an impactful research agenda? If so…

PISA-D Reveals Exceptionally Low Learning

PISA for Development (PISA-D) results show shockingly low levels of students achieve minimum proficiency in reading and math, highlighting how far the world…

RISE receives additional funding from DFID and Gates Foundation


As a world leader on education, the Department for International Development (DFID) has pledged increased support for Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) as part of the UK government’s larger programme to tackle the global learning crisis and achieve the education global goals.