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60 seconds with…Fergal Turner

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick run down of what our staff do here at Itad. Here is what Fergal had to say…

What’s your job here at Itad?

I’m a consultant in the education theme.

What does that involve?

At the moment most of the education theme’s time is taken up with the evaluation of the Global Partnership for …

Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education

Our Education Lead, Rachel Outhred, has co-authored a chapter in the UNESCO Institute of Statistic’s recent handbook on measuring equity in education.

The handbook shows how countries can measure the education progress of the most marginalized populations to ensure no one is left behind. Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) calls for inclusive and equitable …

How much value do Value Added Models provide for the quality of schools?

The anticipation of the value that Value Added Models (VAM) might bring to developing an accountability measure for school quality has been palpable in the development sector over the past two years. They were a focus for discussion at this year’s 2017 UKFIET Education and Development conference. The technical limitations of VAM were highlighted by the University …