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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  

Effective Teaching

Effective teaching

Teachers are one of the key elements in any school and effective teaching is one of the key propellers for school improvement - this review uses relevant literature to identify what makes an effective teacher.  

Successful school leadership

Successful school leadership

School leaders are under considerable pressure to demonstrate the contribution of their work to school improvement - this review addresses what successful school leadership looks like in a variety of contexts.  

Great expectations

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.  

Higher Education and Developmental Leadership

Higher education and developmental leadership - the case of Ghana

This research paper highlights the important role that quality secondary and higher education has played in the formation of developmental leadership in Ghana. It was commissioned by the Developmental Leadership Program.  

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.