How connecting educators can take us further on foundational learning
When the Lemann Foundation Programme's South-South Programme started about a year ago, few of its fellows from Kenya and Pakistan knew each other. Now, they’re mobilising in coalitions to build consensus around priorities and push for improvements in education policy.
Free resources for education coalitions launched
Materials looking at how coalitions have achieved education reforms are launched today, to help others take action towards ensuring all children learn reading, writing and basic maths – the foundations of learning.
Kenya, Pakistan and Brazil show the power of South-South exchanges in education
Following a meeting of educational leaders from Kenya, Pakistan and Brazil in Northeast Brazil, João Pedro Caleiro reflects on the importance of South-South cooperation in the field of education to build transnational networks and improve learning practices.
Newton Fund - Newton PhD ProgrammeRegion/country: BrazilChileChinaColombiaEgyptIndiaIndonesiaJordanKenyaMalaysiaMexicoPeruPhilippinesSouth AfricaThailandTurkeyVietnamUnited Kingdom (UK)AfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)Latin America and the CaribbeanSouth AmericaScholarship source: External
The Newton Fund promotes the economic development and welfare of poor people in partnering countries through science and innovation partnerships. The Newton PhD Programme offers funding for individual partner country students to undertake full PhD studies in the UK, or vice versa.External
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship ProgramRegion/country: AfghanistanAlgeriaAngolaBangladeshBeninBhutanBoliviaBurkina FasoBurundiCabo VerdeCambodiaCameroonCentral African Republic (CAR)ChadComorosDemocratic Republic of the CongoRepublic of the CongoCote d'IvoireDjiboutiDominicaEgyptEl SalvadorEritreaEthiopiaFijiGambiaGhanaGrenadaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqKenyaKiribatiKosovoKyrgyzstanLaosLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaMadagascarMalawiMaldivesMaliMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMicronesiaMongoliaMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNepalNicaraguaNigerNigeriaPakistanPapua New GuineaPhilippinesRwandaSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSenegalSierra LeoneSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth SudanSri LankaSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSudanSyriaTajikistanTanzaniaTimor-LesteTogoTongaTunisiaTuvaluUgandaUkraineUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamPalestineYemenZambiaZimbabweSwazilandAfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)North AmericaSouth AmericaOceaniaScholarship source: External
- The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to applicants from certain developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries' development efforts who are applying to a master's degree programme in a development-related topic.
- The Master of Public Policy is a Participating Programme accepting applications under Window 2 of the scheme – open from 27 March to 26 May 2023. Those who receive an offer for the MPP in mid-March 2022 can apply to the Programme when they have met all of their non-financial conditions.
- After earning their degree, developing country scholars commit to return to their home country to use their new skills and contribute to their countries social and economic development.
- For more details on eligibility and how to apply please see the World Bank website.