What it will take to get all children educated: final RISE conference after eight years of research
The final RISE (Research on Improving Systems of Education) conference starts at the Blavatnik School today, capping an eight-year, multi-country, £43m programme that has changed thinking and practice in the push to get the world learning.
In the media
Ecuador: Gang-ruled prisons, assassinated politicians and a drug lord's killing
As the ongoing crime wave in Ecuador shows no signs of abating, Annette Idler, Associate Professor in Global Security and Director of the Minerva Global Security Programme, says the problem cannot be solved by Ecuador alone; there needs to be a regional approach with investment in development, sustainability and building capacity across multiple countries.
Britain’s government wastes time — not money
Thomas Elston's 'one-shot-bias' concept is referenced to demonstrate how ambitious UK Ministers tend to overlook everyday management challenges in pursuit of radical new reforms, resulting in a misallocation of civil servants' time.
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Professor Dame Angela McLean in conversation with Dean Ngaire Woods
Six months after taking office as the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Dame Angela McLean returns to the Blavatnik School where she once taught and is in conversation with Dean Ngaire Woods.
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