Anyone with experience of working or living with children will know their ability to detect injustice is highly developed – “but it’s not fair” is a regular refrain. However we rarely ask them to channel this natural flair for fairness into productive and critical discussion about the nature of equality,…
Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile, argues that equality may be our most pressing development priority of 2015.
James Georgalakis, newly appointed Director of Communications and Impact at the Institute of Development Studies outlines the IDS approach to effective research uptake. Among the recommendations: Understand policy, power and knowledge contexts. Cognitive mapping is an excellent tool to master the context.
DML’s S. Craig Watkins writes that technology is abundant in many schools — computers, digital video, tablets, graphics applications, and video editing and game authoring software. But school districts often seriously limit the ability of teachers and students to use the technology to truly transform learning.
The World Bank Group frames human decision making and development policy through the lens of the latest thinking in decision science.
When it comes to evaluating impact within complex systems, we are just scratching the surface of what’s possible. Thicket writes a feature in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.