Are “sin taxes” regressive? This is a common criticism of proposals to increase taxes on “bads” such as tobacco, alcohol, and sugar. There are a number of reasons not to be too concerned by the answer to this question. But still, we were curious, so...
A US national experiment showed that a short, online, self-administered growth mindset intervention can increase adolescents’ grades and advanced course-taking, and identified the types of school that were poised to benefit the most.
It is not too late to scrap the Ministry of Education’s introduction of the so-called Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).
Lee CrawfurdKenya's new curriculum was designed for a high-income country with high parental involvement, high teacher skill and motivation, and highly equipped schools
Kenya is none of those things
In this NORRAG Highlights, Steven J. Klees, Professor of International Education Policy at the University of Maryland, takes a critical look at Nick Burnett’s recently published essay in the “International Journal of Educational Development” on the...
Lee CrawfurdThe (somewhat unconventional) Steve Klees plan for reforming Global Education
1. Give the UN ability to tax and spend
2. A new Bretton Woods conference to drastically reform WB & IMF
3. Remove influence of private sector in development policy