CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Consultancy – Human Capital Development in Cocoa Farming Communities in Côte d’Ivoire

Bernard van Leer Foundation is Seeking a Consultant Terms of Reference Position: Consultant, Ivory Coast partnership Reports to: Executive Director Based in: Consultant may be based anywhere. Abidjan is ideal. Otherwise preference for West Africa or Europe. If based outside of Abidjan, +/- 3 trips to Abidjan will be necessary. One trip to Europe may […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IRC Senior Technical Advisor – Education Research

International Rescue Committee is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor, Education Research. Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-Doctoral Associate (New York University)

While the focus of this position is not on HD research in LAMICs, we thought this could be a good training opportunity for early career scholars from the Global South, and/or anyone interested in developing skills in policy/intervention/translational science, grant writing, and lots of exposure and opportunity to publish. Applications will be excepted through the end […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: EARLI SIG 5 – 06.29.-07.01.2016 in Porto, Portugal

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the 4th international conference on Early Childhood Education, organized by the EARLI SIG 5, will take place on June 29-30, July 1, 2016 in Porto, Portugal. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to explore the processes, practices and effects of early childhood […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Team Leader of Literacy and Learning at FHI360

To apply click here. About FHI 360: FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PROGRAM MANAGER FOR CRCT IN RWANDA (ECD & VIOLENCE PREVENTION)

This is an updated call for applications to an earlier post. To apply for the below job announcement, please log onto www.employment.harvard.edu and reference requisition # 36542BR under the “Search Jobs” tab.   Auto req ID 36542BR Business Title RPCGA Program Manager School/Unit Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Sub-Unit ———— Location USA – […]

“Center for Global Development” Blog: What Next for Global Education Research? Twenty-Five of the Best Ideas We Could Find

7/2/15 – by Lee Crawfurd and Justin Sandefur Full Post. A couple weeks ago we got to spend two days listening to an all-star line-up of education researchers present the current state of the art in “Research on Improving Systems of Education,” akaRISE. Here’s what we learned. Avoidable failure School systems are failing, and we don’t […]

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION IN SECONDARY SCHOOL: ENGLISH OR KISWAHILI?

Language of instruction has been a contentious issue for quite some time, especially in the early years. But what about later? Check out NPR’s Goats and Soda episode on a short film made by high school students from Zanzibar on the issues around English only instruction. To go to the page and see the film click […]

REPORT: KEY “SOFT SKILLS” THAT FOSTER YOUTH WORKFORCE SUCCESS

By Laura Lippman, Renee Ryberg, Rachel Carney, and Kristin Anderson Moore  DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT. Youth worldwide are finding it increasingly hard to enter and be successful in the workforce. Global youth unemployment stands at a staggering 75 million and the number is rising. Over the past 20 years, as the workforce has modernized around the world, […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR ADMINISTRATION – GLOBAL TIES FOR CHILDREN

Job title: Assistant Director for Administration Division/department: Steinhardt/IHDSC – Global TIES for Children Reports to: Professors J. Lawrence Aber and Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Co-Directors Work location: New York University, Washington Square Campus, with opportunities for travel Work schedule: Full-time Salary (pay range): Negotiable Benefits eligible: Yes Start date: August 15 2015 General Project Summary: Over the […]