[Report] How ‘smart buys’ can improve learning in low- and middle-income countries

The Global Education Evidence Advisory Panel (GEEAP) is an independent interdisciplinary panel of leading global education experts that provides guidance on cost-effective approaches to improving learning for low- and middle-income countries.

The latest report, just launched, is 2023 Cost-Effective Approaches to Improve Global Learning – What does recent evidence tell us are ‘Smart Buys’ for improving learning in low- and middle-income countries?

Great buys include:

  • Investing in parent-directed early childhood development interventions, which coach parents in how to provide early childhood stimulation.
  • Support teachers with structured pedagogy programs including structured lesson plans, learning materials, and ongoing teacher support.
  • Target teaching instruction by learning level instead of by grade.
  • Provide quality pre-primary education also yields large long-term economic benefits in countries at all levels of income.

Read more about the history of the report and the recommendations they make going forward.

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