Commentary Is access a bigger problem than learning? On 3 February, Susy Ndaruhutse, Head of International Development and Education, was part of an education panel at the Oxford Forum for International Development (Oxfid), the largest student-led development conference in Europe. Commentary The importance of an evidence-informed global dialogue We brought together education ministers and policymakers from around the world for our Global Dialogue event in October 2018. Tony McAleavy, Director of Research and Consultancy at Education Development Trust, reflects on the importance of evidence-informed reform on an international scale. Commentary Policy transfer: huge potential but proceed with caution Matt Davis, UK Director, considers the importance of a global dialogue when it comes to learning from education policy around the world. Commentary Securing the right to education for refugees Education Development Trust’s Head of Research, Anna Riggall, played a key role at UNESCO’s international expert meeting on the right to education for refugees in December; here she comments on why the matter of educating refugees is at crisis point. Commentary Education in emergencies: educating refugees We have been working in fragile and conflict-affected states as well as in contexts of forced displacement for more than 20 years. During this time, we have conducted key research into education in emergencies; here, Head of Research Anna Riggall reflects on our findings. Commentary Let all girls learn Our work in Kenya, part of the UK government Department for International Development (DFID) Girls' Education Challenge, has been identified as one of the most effective GEC Step Change projects in the world. In this publication, Tony McAleavy, Director of Research and Consultancy at Education Development Trust, looks at why we were so successful.