Keith Lewin is the Emeritus Professor of International Development at the University of Sussex. He has worked extensively on education and development in Asia and Africa for over 45 years for many bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies and was recently director of the DFID funded Research Centre on Educational Access and Equity. He is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and a Chartered Physicist, and is Chair of the Trustees of the UK Forum for International Education and Training.
Written by Keith Lewin
The Education Commission and The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment have plans to establish a $1 billion Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East (EOF), which they claim will be a ‘game changing initiative to drive results in education’. The financing mechanism will pool grants to commission...
As plans for the establishment of the Education Outcomes Fund develop, Keith Lewin reviews the fund’s design and, highlighting various critical issues, questions the central claim that it will be a gamechanger for education outcomes.Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?
“Learning to Realise Education’s Promise” is the first time the World Bank has devoted an entire 240 page World Development Report (WDR) to education and learning. It is surprising that it has taken so long given that the main purpose of the Bank is to finance development, and low income...#WDR2018 Reality Check #22: “Learning Matters and the World Development Report 2018”, by Keith Lewin