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In all of our projects we aim to generate actionable evidence, communicate and disseminate this evidence, and build capacity of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers working to improve children’s development globally.

We currently have ongoing and developing projects in the Middle East and South Asia (Afghanistan, Lebanon, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates), Sub-Saharan Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda), and Latin America (Colombia, Chile).

Early Childhood Development and Education

Early childhood development (ECD) and early childhood education (ECE) have been identified as priority areas by many governments and development agencies.

Primary and Middle Education

Our team is firmly embedded in the small (but growing) community working to address the challenges of understanding, advocating and informing the practice of education and learning for children in conflict-affected countries.

Policy Engagement

Our team works closely with governments and key players in the international policy arena to identify and develop cost-effective solutions ...

Advanced Methods

Central to developing and implementing cost-effective, high-quality programs at scale is a profound understanding of the mechanisms through which interventions effect change.