Education: Smart Investment, Brighter Future

Education: Smart Investment, Brighter Future (News and Research 266) Uzbekistan: Economic Transformation through Smart Investments in Higher Education Uzbekistan has embarked on economic reforms to diversify its commodity-dependent economy. The dynamic, high performing economy that is envisaged will require a cadre of highly skilled professionals capable of accelerating technological adoption and increasing productivity across UzbekContinue reading “Education: Smart Investment, Brighter Future”

The Crucial Role of Teachers

The Crucial Role of Teachers (News and Research 265) Central Asian Symposium on Education Highlights the Crucial Role of Teachers | Government officials, education professionals, representatives of academia from Central Asian states, as well as international experts on teacher policy, discussed approaches to developing, attracting, and retaining best talent in teaching at the online CentralContinue reading “The Crucial Role of Teachers”

Learning losses continue

Learning losses continue (News and Research 263) The Nobel prize in economics celebrates an empirical revolution | David Card shares this year’s award with Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens | New and innovative work has altered the course of the profession, to such an extent that the lion’s share of notable new research today isContinue reading “Learning losses continue”

Literacy for Life

Literacy for Life (News and Research 262) Literacy for Life | Грамотность для жизни | Что такое функциональная грамотность и как ей можно научить | What is functional literacy and how can it be taught | Distance learning has raised many questions, one of the most important among them: how did the change in theContinue reading “Literacy for Life”

Reopen Schools

Reopen Schools (News and Research 261) Planning Amid Uncertainty – Reopening Schools in Europe and Central Asia | In Europe and Central Asia, countries are faced with difficult choices between getting students back to school or continuing with remote learning. One year later, the availability of vaccines has instilled renewed hope, but much uncertainty remains. ReadContinue reading “Reopen Schools”

Invest in Education, Invest Early

Invest in Education, Invest Early (News and Research 260) How much does Kyrgyzstan actually spend on education? The World Bank’s Public Expenditure Review, especially its findings for the Kyrgyz education sector, prompted intense public discussions, as for each of us our children’s education is closely associated with our hopes for their brighter future, such asContinue reading “Invest in Education, Invest Early”