Webinar, United States
June 29, 2020

Early childhood experiences have a profound impact on brain development—affecting learning, health, behavior, and ultimately, income. There is a growing body of evidence that early childhood nutrition and early stimulation and learning programs to extend school completion all improve learning outcomes.
Online, Philippines
June 02, 2020, June 08, 2020

On June 2 and June 8, IPA Philippines participated in two Policy Dialogue sessions hosted by the Department of Education (DepEd) Policy Research and Development Division (PRRD). On June 2, select Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office units joined the session and on June 8 select DepEd Regional Offices, Schools Division Offices, and schools participated. The policy dialogues explored potential options for effective distance learning modalities.
Webinar, United States
June 02, 2020

Researchers are currently evaluating many innovative systems-level approaches to improving school management and accountability in different contexts around the world. How can researchers collaborate with educators and policymakers to produce research that builds the body of evidence on school management and accountability while also helping policymakers make improved policy decisions in contexts of limited resources?
Online, Philippines
June 02, 2020, June 08, 2020

On June 2 and June 8, IPA Philippines participated in two Policy Dialogue sessions hosted by the Department of Education (DepEd) Policy Research and Development Division (PRRD). On June 2, select Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office units joined the session and on June 8 select DepEd Regional Offices, Schools Division Offices, and schools participated. The policy dialogues explored potential options for effective distance learning modalities.
Webinar, Ghana
May 28, 2020

On May 28, IPA Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES) convened the first in a series of workshops with key Early Childhood Education (ECE) stakeholders to share evidence and lessons learned from various ECE programs and identify strategies to inform contextually-relevant solutions for the implementation of the ECE programming in Ghana. IPA Ghana hosted this first workshop which focused on family and community engagement.
Webinar, United States
April 30, 2020

Youth employment has important implications for future economic growth, development, and stability. Globally, youth are unemployed at a rate three times higher than that of adults, with some countries facing even more acute youth underemployment crises.1 How can we effectively create employment opportunities for young people?
Nasreena presenting at the Senate
Manila, Philippines
January 29, 2020, February 06, 2020

IPA Philippines Country Director, Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, presented at a knowledge-sharing forum on the Philippines' K-12 education curriculum organized by the Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department (CPBRD) and the Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO). The two events were conducted in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with high-level presenters from the Department of Education and the Asian Development Bank.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
February 04, 2020

On February 4, the Vice-Presidency of the Dominican Republic through the Cabinet for Coordination for Social Policy (GCPS), celebrated the first "Forum for the Design of Public Policy Based on Evidence." The event gathered policymakers in the social protection sector and aimed to identify areas of research needs within six broad policy areas: education, early childhood development, health, intimate partner violence, financial inclusion, and youth employment.
Nasreena presenting at the Senate
Manila, Philippines
January 29, 2020, February 06, 2020

IPA Philippines Country Director, Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri, presented at a knowledge-sharing forum on the Philippines' K-12 education curriculum organized by the Congressional Policy and Budget Research Department (CPBRD) and the Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO). The two events were conducted in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with high-level presenters from the Department of Education and the Asian Development Bank.
Webinar, United States
January 16, 2020

How do we give youth the skills to succeed in life? It’s a universal question, but one that has particular relevance in sub-Saharan Africa, where high school graduates face very limited formal job opportunities and often aren’t equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge to start their own businesses. Women face particular challenges in the educational, economic, and social spheres. One way to address these challenges may be to teach students the hard and soft skills required to be successful in their future work and lives.
Training on youth program evaluations in the Sahel
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
November 18, 2019 - November 22, 2019

From November 18-22, IPA co-organized a training on the evaluation of youth employment programs, bringing together policymakers, researchers, technical experts, donors, and implementing organizations to foster conversations around the evaluation of youth employment interventions and the implications on policy and programming. Attendees participated in sessions that discussed planning and managing research projects and building strong partnerships between researchers and policymakers to co-create evidence. Presentations  
Accra, Ghana
August 07, 2019

Reforming the Education Sector for Effective Service Delivery: Embracing Innovations  
Washington, DC, United States
June 19, 2019 - June 20, 2019

On June 19 and 20, the Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) program convened high-profile academics and policymakers to answer the question: "How can education systems be reformed to deliver better learning for all?" The conference featured presentations by researchers on three IPA-implemented projects: Andrew Zeitlin presented preliminary results from the
Lusaka, Zambia
May 31, 2019

On May 31, World Bicycle Relief (WBR) and the Zambian Ministry of General Education hosted a dissemination event at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia.
San Francisco, United States
April 15, 2019 - April 18, 2019

From April 15-18, IPA participated in three panels at the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) annual conference in San Francisco. The panels followed a workshop opening the conference on April 14. Monday, April 15, 3:15 – 4:45 pm Cost-effectiveness analysis for sustainable education policy

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