To celebrate International Day for Women and Girls in Science, we asked AuthorAID MOOC participants to share what most excites them about their work, the challenges they face and what they would say to women and girls considering going into their research area.
A skills matrix, developed from a literature review of desired graduate skills, is being used in helping university teaching staff design courses that help students develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills they need
INASP and Politics & Ideas’ Context Matters Framework was used to analyse factors affecting use of evidence in Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency, identify areas for improvement, and develop a plan for change.
This case study reports on the impact of evidence-informed policy making training developed through the VakaYiko project and the impact of this training on the Research, Statistics and Information Management Directorate of Ghana’s Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations.
This article discusses the Alianza Peruana para el Uso de la Evidencia (Peruvian Alliance for
the Use of Evidence) which offers lessons on network formation and on the opportunities for greater and better use of evidence in public policy.
This case study looks at the Improving Information Literacy for Urban Service Planning and Delivery Project (INFO-LIT) which was devised by Lagos-based public policy think tank the Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA).
In this case study Vanesa Weyrauch and Leandro Echt of Politics & Ideas reflect on the online course that was held for Latin American policymakers as part of the VakaYiko project and discuss the need for this type of training.