Leo Baunach is Research Officer for the Washington office of the International Trade Union Confederation and Global Unions group. His work on labour rights, development and shared prosperity covers international financial institutions including the World Bank and IMF.
Written by Leo Baunach
The dedicated reader of the 2018 World Development Report (WDR) on learning and education will find moments of nuanced discussion. Unfortunately, these gems are brief caveats to flawed headlines and conclusions. The World Bank report valorizes professional teaching while degrading the voices and needs of teachers.#WDR2018 Reality Check #2: Teacher working conditions are student learning conditions: Lost opportunities in World Bank education report