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Kate Schwartz

In June 2015, Global TIES for Children held its first Summer Training Institute for international research fellows at New York University Abu Dhabi. This Institute is part of a larger Hewlett Foundation funded project entitled Additional Insights: 21st Century Strategies to Promote Economic Empowerment and Child Development Globally – short, AddInn. This post showcases activities […]

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Robert Serpell

On the Al Jazeera TV news this evening, Dr Priscilla Atwani Idele, a statistics expert at UNICEF HQ in New York, with considerable field experience in sub-Saharan Africa, was interviewed on the remarkable reduction of infant mortality around the world since 1990. Over the past 25 years the rate has been reduced by more than […]

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Anilena Mejia

This is a re-post. Find the original here. A boy contemplates the guns handed in during an amnesty for gang members in Panama City. How do communities respond to violence? InSight Crime , CC BY-NC Email Twitter37 Facebook0 LinkedIn1 Print A child in Rivera Hernandez is 85 times more likely to be murdered than a […]

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Alice Wuermli

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 […]

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Diana Leyva

This blog provides an overview of the main findings of a recently published article in Child Development, “Teacher-Child Interactions in Chile and their Associations with Prekindergarten Outcomes” by Diana Leyva, Christina Weiland, Clara Barata, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Catherine Snow, Ernesto Trevino, and Andrea Rolla. To receive a copy of the full article, email Diana Leyva. Chilean preschool […]