Leadership & Accountability

The Path to Universal Education (Project Syndicate)

The Path to Universal Education (Project Syndicate)

From the article: DAR ES SALAAM – It may be true that every journey begins with a single step. But when it comes to education, especially in low- and middle-income countries, we have a long way to go. Fortunately, many efforts are now underway to help these countries...
Leadership is the key to progress in education

Leadership is the key to progress in education

So how can we create more of it? Last December, the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results were released providing a rich analysis of global education systems performance. Among many factors that the OECD identified as contributing to...
Learning Generation report presented at E-9 Ministerial Meeting

Learning Generation report presented at E-9 Ministerial Meeting

Immediately upon arrival in Bangladesh, I sensed the 2017 E-9 ministerial meeting would be one defined by cooperation, action and progress. From February 5-7, a ministerial meeting of E-9 countries – representing 53% of the world’s population – met in Dhaka,...
Learning from Tunisia: successes and challenges in education

Learning from Tunisia: successes and challenges in education

“Our country has a deep and rich history…” explains the captivating Minister of Education for Tunisia, H.E. Mr Neji Jalloul. When he tells us about Hannibal fighting the Roman Empire and his elephants crossing the Alps, I am filled with memories from my childhood...