Indonesia Got Schooled: 15 Years of Rising Enrolment and Flat Learning Profiles
Working Paper


Indonesia has instituted wide-ranging educational reforms over the past twenty years, but recent international assessments of student…

There’s Less to “More” (Access) Than Meets the Eye

“My children will not go to the government school because they say there is no education” – Bharat Lal, a laborer in Uttar Pradesh, as told to the Economist…

We Knew Fire Was Hot Insight about RCT
RISE Insight


The best possible methods should be used for identifying causal impacts of system interventions of whatever type, wherever possible. The…
Character Education Policy and Its Implications for Learning in Indonesia’s Education System
RISE Insight

Indonesia has undertaken various large-scale education reforms over the past two decades, including increasing spending by threefold in real terms (Beatty…

Brian Levy book talk at the Blavatnik School of Government

Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) and the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford are pleased to announce that Brian Levy  (Johns Hopkins University and Academic Director of the …


The RISE Annual Conference 2019 will take place from 20-21 June 2019 at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC.