“This policy brief examines Tamil Nadu governments’ policy response to school education and attempts to assess the impact of the 14th FC recommendations on the current level of public spending on school education and identify areas where more resources need to be invested.”
This report captures what might be learnt from a selection of the world’s most interesting examples of technology-assisted in-service professional development in lower-income countries and from wider reflections about the potential of technology to enhance the professional learning of teachers.
Education Development Trust
On the 2012 and 2015 PISA assessments, Vietnam’s performance ranks much higher than that of all other developing countries, and even ahead of richer countries such as the U.S. and the U.K. This is especially remarkable since Vietnam was the poorest or second-poorest PISA participant. We provide the first rigorous investigation of Vietnam’s strong performance.
Hai-Anh Dang, Paul Glewwe, Jongwook Lee, Khoa Vu
Endline report of The Literacy, Language and Learning Initiative (L3), funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by a partnership led by the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), designed to help improve Rwandan early grade learners’ language and mathematics skills.
United States Agency for International Development
We analyze an experiment in which middle-school math teachers were randomly given access to “off-the-shelf” lessons designed to develop students’ deep understanding. These lessons were provided online, but are designed to be taught by teachers in a traditional classroom setting.