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.
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.
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
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.
July 10, 2017 - July 14, 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
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
IPA Presents on the Gender Gap in Digital Financial Services at the 2017 Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum
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.
May 24, 2017
IPA Philippines Conducts Theory of Change and M&E Workshop for the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines
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 Conducts Measurement and Survey Design Workshop for the Department of Social Welfare and Development's Sustainable Livelihood Program
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
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.
May 18, 2017
IPA Myanmar Co-Hosts Stakeholder Workshop for Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vocational Education Project in Mongolia
On Thursday, May 11, 2017, IPA, along with the Millennium Challenge Corporation and Government of Mongolia, hosted a local stakeholder workshop for the final results of the evaluation of Millennium Challenge Corporation's Vocational Education Training Project in Mongolia. This event was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and included 60 attendees from the Government of Mongolia and donor community working on vocational education in Mongolia.
May 11, 2017
The UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education and School Health, and UNESCO as a secretariat, hosted the 2017 IATT Symposium and Members Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia on May 10th and 11th May. The theme for the symposium was Lessons from Implementing HIV and school initiatives; exploring gaps and opportunities for gender responsive programming in education.
May 10, 2017 - May 11, 2017
On April 25, 2017, IPA Myanmar Senior Research Associate Areum Han presented at a masterclass on agribusiness research. The masterclass was organized by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and co-facilitated by Helvetas Vietnam, and was attended by Burmese professionals in the agribusiness sector. Ms.
April 25, 2017
From April 10-14, 2017, IPA Uganda participated in CARE’s Women Digital Sub-Wallets workshop. The e-wallet is a new service provided by PostBank, a well-known bank in Uganda which has previously been a branch bank. The e-wallet service allows women to access formal bank accounts through mobile technology and have pre-labeled digital subwallets to categorize their savings, such as school fees and healthcare.
April 10, 2017 - April 14, 2017
IPA researcher Professor Pascaline Dupas presented the results of her research project on the impact of free secondary education in Ghana. Around 80 attendees (mostly researchers and students) came to this event and were able to discuss these results with her. The event was held at the Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
April 10, 2017