Reform for Results

Countries near consensus on Facility’s final design

Countries near consensus on Facility’s final design

By Liesbet Steer, Director of the Education Commission During the UN General Assembly in September, the UK Secretary of State for International Development challenged countries participating in the Commission’s Make Impossible Possible event to develop a final design...
Could schools take a cue from the health force? (DevEx)

Could schools take a cue from the health force? (DevEx)

From the article: DUBAI — The Education Commission and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development have launched a new partnership designed to rethink the “education workforce” in developing countries in order to address the “learning crisis” and the...
If we want results, let’s focus on delivery

If we want results, let’s focus on delivery

October, 23 2017 What is the delivery approach? Where does the term come from? The delivery approach is a methodology that supports problem-solving and systematic implementation of projects. The focus is on delivery and getting things done rather than just planning...
Leading and learning: Côte d’Ivoire’s Education Opportunity

Leading and learning: Côte d’Ivoire’s Education Opportunity

It is a hot and steamy morning in Abidjan, a bustling West African city in Côte d’Ivoire, nestled along the beautiful Gulf of Guinea flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. An enclosed lagoon weaves endlessly throughout the cityscape. We are here in Abidjan as part of the...
Rotary International draws on Commission’s call to action

Rotary International draws on Commission’s call to action

From the article: USAID, a United States government agency that helps other countries, has long promoted reading in the early grades. Its programs emphasize adequate professional development and ongoing classroom support for teachers. “All our early-grade reading...
How to help national school systems succeed (Time)

How to help national school systems succeed (Time)

A new report shows how to help developing countries invest in education In countries all around the world, millions of dedicated professionals give their all every day to help children succeed and shape a brighter future for the next generation. Thanks to their...
World teachers’ day and a #LearningGeneration

World teachers’ day and a #LearningGeneration

As we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, the Education Commission is forever reminded that achieving a Learning Generation hinges upon those at the heart of any quality education – teachers. Late last month, the Commission released its report, The Learning Generation:...