Nobel winner, economist and philosopher Amartya Sen has repeatedly argued that the focus of development should be on “advancing the richness of human life” rather than endlessly growing GDP. The aim should be instead to grow people’s capabilities so that
Editors Note: Written by Former Liberia Education Minister George Werner, this article reflects on Partnership Schools for Liberia (now Liberian Education Advancement Programme) and the lessons that came from implementing one of Africa’s most innovative public sector transformations, largely enabled
The WorldBank’s recently released Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 reminds us how hard it is to measure what matters most to SDG 4 – quality education. Atlas’ indicators depict consumption, conditions, and consequences of education, but not its quality.