Key Themes and Areas of Expertise

Key themes and areas of expertise:

  • Equity in access and quality of education (gender, poverty, disability)
  • Student outcomes
  • Teacher quality and labour markets
  • Political economy of education systems
  • Education provision (state schooling, private schools, public private partnerships)
  • Education finance
  • Technology in education
  • Early childhood education

The team has particular expertise in the following research methods/designs (amongst others):

  • Randomised Controlled Trials)
  • Impact Evaluations
  • Econometric analysis of large-scale quantitative data sets
  • Systematic Reviews, Rigorous Reviews and Literature Reviews
  • Process Evaluations/li>
  • Contribution Analysis
  • Case study research, key informant interviews and focus group discussions
  • Value for Money Analysis
  • Cost-benefit/Cost-effectiveness Analysis