Getting teachers back to the classroom. A systematic review on what works to improve teacher attendance in developing countries

This article reports on a systematic review of research on the effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing teacher attendance in developing countries. After a comprehensive search process, nine studies met the inclusion criteria. Pooled effects sizes of included studies were estimated (with the exception of three studies that had unavailable information to calculate their effect… Read more

Voice and Accountability in the Education Sector

This report is on evidence of effective voice and accountability interventions in the education sector. Some of the main findings include: School Management Committee (SMCs) and Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) • Parent teacher associations are seen as a key forum. • School functioning has improved where communities have been actively involved. Reducing teacher absenteeism •… Read more