How the approach to delivering critical thinking training in Sierra Leone's higher education has been adapted, firstly in response to initial identification of challenges and again as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns.
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’s John Young was part of a piece of work while at ODI, with partners in the UK, US and China, to develop a scenario and communications materials to help local agencies in two districts in China to communicate earthquake risk to local decision makers and the public.
Significant change often seems hard to achieve in higher education but the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa partnership of East African organizations has had some real successes. Jon Harle reflects on the key elements of the partnership.
This concept note outlines INASP's thinking on why we need strong and equitable national knowledge ecosystems, where diverse voices are recognized and those who commission, produce, communicate and use research and knowledge can work effectively together.
In 2018 and 2019, INASP and partners facilitated discussions about enabling gender equity in higher education in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda. This paper summarizes the key findings and recommendations from across those three meetings.
In October and November 2018, INASP, in conjunction with local partners, facilitated dialogue events in Uganda and Ethiopia to consider issues of equity in research and knowledge systems within the two countries and in the broader regional and global contexts.
As INASP reflects on changes in access to research over the past two decade, this evidence-informed report reviews the current access situation in the Global South and the extent to which access to e-resources published in the Global North can contribute to development impact.
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.