Here are my top three reflections on last week’s launch of the PISA 2018 results.
EI - Dialogues in Conversation with Dr. Karthik Muralidharan, Head of Global Education Research at JPAL and member of the RISE India Country Research Team and RISE Intellectual Leadership Team
As part of the EI - Dialogues video podcast series, Pranav Kothari interviews Karthik Muralidharan, Head of Global Education Research at JPAL, RISE India Country Research Team member, and RISE Intellectual Leadership Team member. In this talk, Muralidharan breaks down what research for social impact is, the role of research to inform policy, and the role of independent evaluations and assessments in saving money, time, and effort.
Like many countries globally, Ethiopia’s primary schools are facing a learning crisis. Yet, it would be wrong to assume that improving education access and quality has not been a priority in Ethiopia.
The Comparative and Education Society (CIES) Conference is one of the most prominent events for education researchers. This year’s event was hosted in Mexico City and featured a number of RISE resarchers.
Kitila Mkumbo, a key researcher on the Tanzania Country Research Team, gives an overview on what the policy implications might be once the team completes their research.
Jacobus Cilliers, a key researcher on the Tanzania Country Research Team, discusses what the team hopes to learn and how the findings might impact other countries.