New PSIPSE blog on the IIEP Learning Portal articulates the value of leveraging practitioners’ experience and learnings particularly as key scaffolding from which to design and iterate, in this case, when it comes to improving teacher quality.
In a piece for Bright Magazine, co-founder of Teach for Uganda James Arinaitwe outlines why genuinely supporting African leaders who are committed to being part of the solution so they can translate their experiences and passion to reality is key to resolving education inequity in Africa.
For many refugees, access to education is the key to a more prosperous future. Joseph Munyambanza, Former Executive Director of CIYOTA and a Mastercard Foundation Scholar shows how their refugee-led initiative has converted donor support into a sustainable school system and training program that provides a blueprint for self-sufficiency for displaced people everywhere.
In a piece for the IIEP Learning Portal, Sharath Jeevan (CEO of STIR Education) highlights how they’re setting out to change the paradigm of motivation by leveraging the potential for intrinsic motivation to be intentionally developed by teachers through professional development.
Chi-Chi Undie and Harriet Birungi of the Population Council tackle the question of what comes first when we want to improve girls’ learning achievement in areas where dropout rates are high, especially due to unintended pregnancy.
As the MacArthur Foundation celebrates 40 years of impact, Kristen Molyneaux (MacArthur Foundation), Kim Kerr (Mastercard Foundation), and Dana Schmidt (Echidna Giving) reflect on the PSIPSE’s history and what has been learned.
In the January edition of the Puggle, the Echidna Giving team highlights reasons they’re cautious about current levels of education quality and why they hop the future could hold something more optimistic.
Tariqu Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares, urges the global community to provide children with the basic framework inherent in education that allows them to truly unleash their potential. He suggests that the approach must be a wholistic one that spans across and connects all the stages from early education to higher education and acknowledges the price tag that comes with it.