Evidence-Based Curriculum Reforms for Transformative Education Introduction Over the last several years, researchers, government, and nonprofits in Kenya have collaborated to produce a rich body of evidence around education. Consolidating the lessons from this research and applying these to policy and practice is a major challenge for Kenya’s education sector—particularly during the ongoing national curriculum reform.
Nyeri, Kenya
December 05, 2017 - December 06, 2017
On September 27-28, IPA Philippines Country Director Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri will be presenting at the Seamless Philippines 2017 conference in Manila. This conference focuses on how innovations are shaping the future of payments, e-commerce, and retail. It draws industry leaders from across the payments ecosystem to discuss, debate, and evaluate alternative payment strategies and technologies.
Manila, Philippines
September 27, 2017 - September 28, 2017
IPA's study Mentoring and Experiential Learning for Early Education Student Teachers in Ghana will be featured as a "quick fire" talk at UKFIET's conference Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development: Curriculum, Cognition and Context in Oxford, United Kingdom.
Oxford, United Kingdom
September 05, 2017 - September 07, 2017
Impact Evaluation Training in Asunción, Paraguay
English On August 3rd, IPA Paraguay held an introductory impact evaluation training at Fundación Paraguaya in Asunción. The training gathered participants from various organizations and think tanks from the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Throughout the day, the training focused on giving the participants introductory knowledge on experimental methodologies of impact evaluation and how to use this to implement effective interventions.
Asunción, Paraguay
August 03, 2017
Africa Executive Education Course
This page is a place where participants can find a variety of resources leading up to, during, and after the IPA/J-PAL Executive Education Course in Nairobi, Kenya. It will contain information on course logistics, the course schedule, course lectures, case studies, group exercises, and other pertinent readings.
Nairobi, Kenya
July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Dean Karlan ADB Presentation Nimble RCTs June 2017
On June 26, 2017, IPA Founder Dean Karlan presented at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Philippines on nimble RCTs or rapid fire tests, and how these can be integral to program design. The presentation was facilitated by ADB's Chief Economist, Yasuyuki Sawada, who also provided his input on how RCTs can be used at the ADB.  
Pasig City, Philippines
June 26, 2017
Dean Karlan DSWD Presentation June 2017
On June 23, 2017, IPA Founder Dean Karlan presented on qualitative and quantitative methods at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippines. The seminar was attended by 30 management-level staff of the DSWD, including the department's undersecretaries and assistant secretaries. Discussions focused on how impact evaluations, specifically RCTs, can help improve the design of social protection programs.  
Quezon City, Philippines
June 23, 2017
In this session, IPA’s Associate Director of Policy and Communications Heidi McAnnally-Linz shares examples of how IPA is using rigorous evidence to inform policy conversations in national governments from Peru to Ghana, and in sectors from education to social protection. She also highlights opportunities for effective altruists to leverage investments in rigorous evidence and achieve more impact.
Cambridge, United States
June 02, 2017 - June 04, 2017
Researchers and donors gather for discussion at the Measuring Women's Empowerment Researcher Gathering
This one-day gathering brought together a small group of researchers and donors to discuss several current debates and challenges in measuring women’s empowerment and to generate a practical set of recommendations on how researchers, practitioners, and donors can improve the ways we measure empowerment using surveys and non-survey instruments. IPA and J-PAL will summarize these recommendations in a series of blog posts, research resources, and apply best practices to their own work.
Cambridge, United States
May 25, 2017
On May 24-25, 2017, IPA Kenya Country Director Suleiman Asman, Research Manager Peter LeFrancois, and Policy Assistant Kelvin Gichia attended the 2017 Evidence to Action Conference organized by the International Centre for Evaluation & Development (ICED).
Nairobi, Kenya
May 24, 2017 - May 25, 2017
Prathap Kasina at WEE SEEP Event
The SEEP Network, in collaboration with Forum Partners, hosted the 2017 Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Global Learning Forum in Bangkok, Thailand from May 23-25.
Bangkok, Thailand
May 24, 2017
IPA Philippines OVP Workshop
On May 22-23, 2017, IPA Philippines conducted a Theory of Change and Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop for the Office of the Vice President (OVP) of the Philippines. The workshop took place in Quezon City and was attended by 28 participants from different departments of the OVP.
Quezon City, Philippines
May 22, 2017 - May 23, 2017
IPA Philippines SLP Workshop
In partnership with J-PAL Southeast Asia, IPA Philippines conducted a Measurement and Survey Design Workshop for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)'s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) on May 18-19, 2017. The workshop was attended by ten participants and held at the DSWD Complex in Quezon City, Philippines.
Quezon City, Philippines
May 18, 2017 - May 19, 2017
Attendees and speakers at the Consumer Protection Research for Policymaking Workshop
Appropriate consumer protection is becoming ever more central to ensuring the financial wellbeing of the poor. Ensuring that consumers are able to select and use financial products to their best advantage is a key component of financial inclusion. Without a robust consumer protection framework, even the most educated and capable consumer is likely to have difficulty making prudent financial choices.
Nairobi, Kenya
May 18, 2017

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