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Efficacy vs. Effectiveness – An extract from Alice Ruhweza

Taking a model to scale requires that we not only understand the efficacy of a given program but also look at the effectiveness…
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Bias in the Algorithms

The following is a transcript of Dr Junaid Mubeen’s talk ‘Bias in the Algorithms’ delivered at the NewSchools Summit, Oakland, California, May 2019.…
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What live learning data tells us about bilingual learning

Many commentators have highlighted the rapidly growing phenomenon of English Medium Instruction (EMI) – in other words, the use of the English language…
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Rejecting the inevitability of summer learning loss

There’s nothing quite like a long summer break to undo the hard work that students and educators have put in throughout the academic…
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Can low-stakes testing resolve the assessment conundrum?

‘Testing’ has become a pejorative term in education. It is used synonymously with exams that are tethered to high stakes. We use high-stakes…
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