Clara Fontdevila is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, with a thesis project on the post-2015 global education agenda. She has collaborated in different projects of the Globalisation, Education and Social Policies (GEPS) research center, and her main research areas of interest are private sector engagement in education, education and development and the global governance of education.
Written by Clara Fontdevila
Worlds of Education 6 April 2016Do as you say, or say as you do? The World Bank's doublespeak on teachers
Do as you say, or say as you do? The World Bank's doublespeak on teachers
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4
The World Bank’s doublespeak on teachers – an analysis of 10 years of lending and advice
Clara Fontdevila, Antoni Verger17 December 2015
During the last few decades, the World Bank has become a central actor in shaping the global education policy agenda and is increasingly involved in education to the point of becoming the largest supplier of external funding to the sector. Its growing capacity to shape policy goes far beyond its...