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October 10, 2017

Promoting Transparency Through Information: A Global Review of School Report Cards

"Model report cards that aim to promote accountability include measures of outputs (such as test scores and promotion and graduation rates) and measures of parent perception. The research revealed,...

October 10, 2017

Flying solo after training with BBC Question Time

Authors: Ali Sharif and Rob Hopkin, originally posted October 4 2017 - Ali Sharif, 27, wanted to be an airline pilot but after joining BBC Media Action’s training programme in North Africa - and with...

October 5, 2017

Behavioral Insights for Development: Cases from Central America

This publication summarises five cases in which the World Bank, in collaboration with governments and partners, has applied behavioural insights to different areas of public policy in Central America...

October 4, 2017

Global Passport to Modern Direct Democracy

"Traditionally, in most representative democracies, the power of citizens to make decisions at the ballot box was restricted to the elections of other people and parties to offices and parliament....

October 3, 2017

What the development sector can learn from audience segmentation

Author: BBC Media Action Senior Research Manager Sophie Baskett, originally posted September 27 2017 - In the not-for-profit sector we’ve already learned a lot from marketing techniques developed in...

September 29, 2017

Access to quality health services still a challenge for the deaf in Zambia

Author: Sandra Lombe, October 3 2017 - The challenges the deaf and the blind are facing in accessing health services are not new to Zambia, however, it seems the government has heard their cry...

September 26, 2017

Peers and Partners: Empowering Children to Take Civic Action

"While threats against civic space are well documented around the world, little is said on how civic space trends are being experienced by children, and how children's rights and abilities to be...

September 26, 2017

Peers and Partners: Empowering Children to Take Civic Action

"While threats against civic space are well documented around the world, little is said on how civic space trends are being experienced by children, and how children's rights and abilities to be...

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September 15, 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Montevideo, Uruguay, contends that the advancement of...

September 14, 2017

"As long as capture exists, and it usually exists in one form or another, then the media are not truly free." - Anya Schiffrin

September 13, 2017

"Citizen engagement is organic rather than induced by external actors; citizens, working on a voluntary basis, help select and design...

September 12, 2017

"Social change is no longer regarded as a linear process in which media are promotional instruments serving a Western notion of modernization...

September 11, 2017

"Aid agencies should collaborate more closely with media initiatives and networks that seek to promote better communication and engagement...

September 7, 2017

"[I]n contrast with the deluge of blog posts and tweets praising technology’s role to promote smarter and more participatory governments, one...

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