Tailoring teaching to students’ learning levels can improve learning outcomes in low-income countries. Cross-age tutoring, where older students tutor younger students, is a potential alternative for providing personalized instruction to younger studentsContinue reading "Cross-Age Tutoring Experimental Evidence from Kenya"
The 2020 COVID-19 outbreak induced almost universal school closures around the world, placing heightened emphasis on methods for monitoring student learning at a distance. Even prior to these shutdowns, tracking academic outcomes has historically been challenging for out-of-school children, children living in remote areas or who are mobile, and those experiencing humanitarian or natural disasters.Continue reading "Can learning be measured by phone? Evidence from Kenya"
Access to quality secondary schooling can be life changing for students in developing contexts. In Kenya, entrance to such schools was historically determined by performance on a high-stakes exam. Understandably then, preparation for this exam is a priority for families and educators.Continue reading "Can Camp Get You Into a Better Secondary School? A Field Experiment of Targeted Instruction in Kenya"