OPEQ: Opportunities for Equitable Access to Quality Basic Education in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • About the Study
    The Opportunities for Equitable Access to Quality Basic Education (OPEQ) in the Democratic Republic of Congo aims to improve the academic and social-emotional outcomes of children living with conflict through improving the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom. With funding from USAID a... Read More
  • About TIPPS
    As part of OPEQ's impact evaluation, NYU and the IRC have been working together to develop a Teacher Instructional Practices and Processes System (TIPPS) tool. TIPPS includes nineteen key concepts that indicate the quality of (i) emotional/social support in the classroom environment, (ii) teacher-pr... Read More
  • Opportunities To Get Involved
    There are currently no opportunities available at TIPPS.... Read More
  • Opportunities To Get Involved
    Research Experience Opportunity Understanding How Teaching Practices and Classroom Processes Foster Children’s  Cognitive and Socio-emotional Development This project grew out of the parent project: Opportunities for Equitable Access to Quality Basic Education (OPEQ) in the De... Read More
  • Reports and Publications
    Torrente, C., Aber, J.L., Shivshanker, A., Annan, J., & Bundervoet, T. (2011). Opportunities for Equitable Access to Quality Basic Education (OPEQ). Results from the Early Grade Reading Assessment, the Early Grade Math Assessment, and children’s demographic data in Katanga Province, Demo... Read More
  • Who We Are
    J. Lawrence Aber, Principal Investigator lawrence.aber@nyu.edu Larry is is Distinguished Professor of Applied Psychology and Public Policy at New York University and chairs the board of its Institute of Human Development and Social Change. Through his academic career, Aber’s resear... Read More