How pragmatic stewardship could transform learning outcomes in

international education systems. 

Beyond the Mirage

There are millions of children around the world who are in schools but learning very little. Measuring outcomes and holding the entire systems accountable for change is critical to achieving the SDG.

Parents have voted with their feet and research has shown early evidence that often private sector schools can deliver higher quality learning at lower cost.


EARLY EVIDENCE OF SUCCESS

EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION IS CRITICAL 

Education leaders need to focus on implementation including using monitoring systems, setting up data feedback loops, and enforcing routines to routines to track and achieve outcomes.


ACHIEVE SDG 4 

CONTENT

"Beyond the Mirage suggests government leaders around the world needs to act pragmatically for the best combinations of both public and private education. Instead of considering the issues as a matter of inputs, they argue, look at the outcomes” - Sir Michael Barber


AUTHORS

KATELYN DONNELLY 

Katelyn has worked in education systems and with school chain operators for over 10 years and in over 15 countries around the world. She is a Founding Partner of Delivery Associates, the leading public sector advisory firm

focused on implementation of large-scale reform and the use of

data and monitoring technology. She was an integral member of the

of Punjab Schools Reform Roadmap team for many years starting in

2011.

ARVIND NAGARAJAN


Arvind is an education investor and operator with experience working around the world sourcing, evaluating, and operating education companies. Arvind is the Regional Managing Director for the USA region of the International Schools Partnership, a company that owns and operates of over 40 private schools around the world.

ROSS LESCANO LIPSTEIN


Ross is currently a partner at Transcend, where he leads the organization’s learning engineering practice. Prior to Transcend, Ross led several components of research and development work for Summit Public Schools, including compiling Summit’s annual R&D Agenda, managing a team of R&D project managers and site-based

continuous improvement specialists.

READ BEYOND THE MIRAGE

Copyright © 2019 All Rights Reserved