After teachers, principals are considered to be the most important school input to student learning. Photo: World Bank Addressing the global learning crisis requires improving the experience of…

Melissa Adelman, Rita Almeida, Juan Baron |

The holidays are upon us - a time to relax, see friends and family, and generally catch up. If you are anything like me then catching up will involve reading, so I thought that I’d share with you…

Pinelopi Goldberg |

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Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Caren Grown, Maninder Gill |

Photo: eLearning Africa Rwanda’s progress from the devastating civil war two decades ago to one of the most rapidly developing African countries is a remarkable narrative on development. Twenty-…

Sheila Jagannathan |

Would you imagine having to evacuate your village by boat because the only road that takes you to your school and brings the goods is flooded? In February 2018, the fiction became reality for some…

Verónica Raffo, Pablo Iribarren Santos, Yohannes Yemane Kesete |

Let’s kick off with a new flagship report by Beegle et al on social assistance in Africa.

Ugo Gentilini |

foto: Dominic Chavez La lactancia materna es el primer y el mejor alimento para un bebé, proporcionando nutrientes esenciales en los primeros años de vida. Es también la primera vacuna de un niño…

Annette Dixon |

Training for data collectors in Kambia, Sierra Leone. (Photo: Kabira Namit / World Bank) [[tweetable]]Collecting data in education can be a tricky business.[[/tweetable]] After spending…

Kabira Namit, Jonathan Seiden |

Higher education students in Bogota, Colombia. Guest blog by: Juliana Guaqueta Ospina, an Education Specialist at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group. Watching my two-…

Juliana Guaqueta Ospina |

  Over at Future Development a gently cantankerous Jishnu Das takes on the big numbers politicians use and their insidious effects...will all research become fake news?      Trying to figure out…

Markus Goldstein |