Commentary Evaluating teaching quality Teaching quality is fundamental to educational outcomes and education reform around the world. In the face of a worldwide learning crisis, effective responses will depend on ensuring high quality teaching on a global scale. Measurement and evaluation of teaching quality is therefore hugely important: any attempts to transform the quality of teaching that children receive are dependent on accurate measurement of that quality. Commentary Prevent a lost learning generation: nine recommendations to policymakers in response to Covid-19 Ministers of Education face hard choices as they respond to Covid-19. Within the education sector, the main response to this unprecedented crisis has been widespread school closures, with far-reaching ramifications: currently, over 1.4 billion learners (or 82.5% of learners around the world), are now affected, with 156 countries enacting nationwide closures. These closures are clearly necessary. Yet the secondary, indirect impact of such containment and mitigation measures will also be far-reaching. Commentary Bridging the gap: helping parents and educators navigate a changing careers landscape During National Careers week 2020, Laura Bell, Director, Careers, reflected on the importance of guidance and information for parents supporting their children through careers decisions in an ever-changing employment landscape in an article which appeared in FE News. Commentary School systems are changing, and school leadership has a vital role to play Attending the Education World Forum, I’ve been really inspired by discussions on the future of the education workforce. Commentary Teachers Learning Together 35,000 teachers across Kenya and Rwanda are currently taking part in an exciting new professional development programme, with the potential to impact the learning of over 2.6million learners. Commentary Test and Learn: A global revolution in teacher-led research In this report, we explore the impact and potential power of Education Development Trust’s Test and Learn approach to identifying what works (and what doesn’t) in a variety of contexts.