Are our children learning? A review of the Education For All Goals

Despite marked progress in increasing access to education across Kenya in recent years, Kenya has not fully met its commitments under the Education for All Goals. And the improved national average figures conceal stark contrasts between the different regions of Kenya.

Understanding what works in oral reading assessments

With the Sustainable Development Goals, the international community has pledged to ensure that every child is in school and learning by 2030. Reading is a gateway skill to all other learning, which explains the growing use of oral reading assessments to evaluate and improve the skills of young children.

Are our children learning? The status of education in Uganda in 2015

Despite marked progress in increasing access to education in recent years, Uganda has not fully met its commitments under the Education for All Goals. And the improved national average figures conceal stark contrasts between the different districts and wealth classes of Uganda.

Above and beyond: three consultations from Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi

In 2010, the Government of Pakistan introduced Article 25-A in the Constitution of Pakistan which declared that the “state shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age 5-16 years in such a manner as may be determined by law.”

Working at India’s largest not-for-profit in the education sector

I started work at ASER Centre, Pratham Education Foundations’s (“Pratham”)[1] research arm, in May 2012. Pratham is India’s largest not-for-profit in the education sector. Over the past four years I have been assigned to two key tasks.