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Tim Morris Award

Education Development Trust's Tim Morris Award offers £2,000 financial support to a PhD or MPhil student in the field of education or international development to support field research in a developing country.  

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Disadvantaged girls in Kenyan schools

This report explores aspects of school and schooling that affect the participation and learning of marginalised girls in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Turkana and the slums of Nairobi.  

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A study on children with disabilities and their right to education: the Union of Comoros

This study is one of a series of three case studies conducted in Madagascar, Comoros and Rwanda into the right to education of children with disabilities  

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A study on children with disabilities and their right to education: Madagascar

This study is one of a series of three case studies conducted in Madagascar, Comoros and Rwanda into the right to education of children with disabilities  

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Eastern and Southern Africa regional study on the fulfilment of the right to education of children with disabilities

This research investigates the fulfilment of the right to education of children with disabilities across 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa  

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Interesting cities: five approaches to urban school reform

Our latest report is a pioneering comparison of the approaches used to improve school standards in five diverse cities around the world: London, New York, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro and Ho Chi Minh City.  

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Great expectations: aspiration, uncertainty and schooling in Rwanda

This report on schooling in Rwanda aims to shed light on children's experiences of their own education. It is from the second winner of Education Development Trust's Tim Morris Award, 2013.  

The quantitative impact of armed conflict on education in Pakistan: counting the human and financial costs

Commissioned by PEIC, this research sheds fresh light on the numbers of children affected by conflict and estimates the impact of conflict and insecurity on education in terms of direct and indirect costs.  

Higher Education and Developmental Leadership: The Case of Ghana

This study highlights the important role that quality education, at both secondary and higher level, has played in the formation of developmental leadership in Ghana  

Community based accountabiltiy in India

Community-based accountability for school improvement

A report of a research project which used a novel approach to improve school standards in India: the training of illiterate mothers to inspect and report on local school quality using a traffic-light scorecard process.