The learning crisis

School enrolment has dramatically increased worldwide, but millions of children spend years in school without gaining foundational skills. Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) is an international research programme investigating how education systems can overcome this crisis.

How systems thinking can help

By examining an education system as a whole, we can see how its components are not working together to produce learning.

Focus to Flourish: Five Actions to Accelerate Progress in Learning

RISE has formulated five actions and a set of resources to help put every country’s education system on a path to universal early foundational learning and subsequent educational goals.

RISE is a multi-country research endeavour with Country Research Teams in