Strengthening School Leadership Towards Improving School Resiliency shows up twice at CIES 2022

The Comparative and International Society Conference in 2022 (Illuminating the Power of Idea/lism) included two presentations on the Coalition project Strengthening School Leadership Towards Improving School Resiliency. On April 21, 2022, the session Communities of practice and their influence on learning chaired by Yulia Nesterova, University of Glasgow featured School leaders’ collaboration with improvement cycles in Chile, […]

Improving school leadership in challenging contexts

Improving school leadership in challenging contexts

The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Conference 2023 featured the panel “Improving school leadership post Covid-19 using an improvement science approach across three countries: Kenya, Philippines, and Chile.”

Call for Expressions of Interest: Scaling Quality Teacher Professional Development Grant Program

You may view this post in Spanish and French. Information Session, 19 December 2022, 9:00 pm GMT+8 Frequently Asked Questions . Previous Next   Through the Scaling Quality Teacher Professional Development Grant Program, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) will support research teams working in eligible Global South countries to conceptualize and undertake research in support of effectively […]

TPD@Scale Global Meeting on Evidence, Quality and Scale at Istanbul, September 27-29, 2022

By Barbara Conde-Gafaro, Research Assistant The global research team, alongside the local teams of Ghana, Honduras, and Uzbekistan (PIIMA and Avloniy), gathered for the first time since the beginning of the TPD@Scale project in 2020. The face-to-face meeting included various sessions, and activities that took place from September 27-29, 2022, in Istanbul, Turkey. The key objectives of this three-day event were: […]

GPE KIX and UNESCO triggers the process of transforming the teacher professional development system in Uzbekistan

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Quality of education is directly linked with teacher professional development (TPD). To improve learning outcomes and results, governments must invest in TPD and enhance teachers’ capacity by equipping them with up-to-date pedagogical skills. Similar to many countries in the region, Uzbekistan has recognized the scale and the urgency of the challenges facing their TPD systems, […]

Capacity building of school leaders on equity and inclusion in developing countries

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Authors: Saraswati Dawadi and Freda Wolfenden Equity and inclusion in education are policy priorities in most countries. However, there are often discrepancies between the governments’ policies on combating/managing educational inequality and marginalisation, and their implementation. There is frequently a lack of comprehensive educational inclusion management plans at the government level. As a result, combating educational […]

World Bank and UNESCO with TPD@Scale Coalition organized a symposium focused on teacher professional development in Central Asia

Jointly led by the World Bank and UNESCO and in partnership with the TPD@Scale Coalition, the Symposium entitled “Skilled Teachers-Skilled Nation” was held online on October 13, 2021, for senior education officials and policymakers from Central Asia. The symposium’s goal was to highlight the critical role of teachers in education quality and equity through knowledge […]

Coalition Secretariat receives GPE KIX grant for school leadership project

The Coalition Secretariat, the Foundation for Information Technology Education and Development (FIT-ED), in consortium with Allama Iqbal Open University in Pakistan and Kathmandu University in Nepal, has received a grant from the Global Partnership for Education’s Knowledge Innovation Exchange (GPE KIX) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) for the project, “School Leaders as Agents of Change Towards Equity and Inclusion,” which will investigate […]

Discussion on Designing Teacher Capacity Strengthening @Scale for Equity in Education at the 9th ADB Skills Forum

During the 9th ADB Skills Forum held from August 23-27, 2021, Professor Freda Wolfenden of the Open University and Ms. Juliana of the Putera Sampoerna Foundation Schools Development Outreach, joined the panel discussion on Reimagining Teacher Professional Development for Scalable, Sustainable, and Equitable Outcomes using EdTech Research Evidence. In her presentation. Prof. Wolfenden talked about […]