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    #WDR2018 Reality Check #6: “A sceptic’s review” by Prachi Srivastava

    Credits: Global Partnership for Education

    When the World Bank announced that the 2018 World Development Report (WDR) would be on education, I was sceptical. I’m not denying the Bank’s research expertise. It devotes substantial money and staff and has a trove of reports that are accessible in the public domain. It’s also open to criticism – and receives lots of it, espe...

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    "Inclusion, school integration and the question of differences", by Professor Néstor Carasa

    Credits: World Bank Photo Collection

    Inclusion and school integration are two concepts that have been conflated — whether deliberately or not — and assigned various directionalities and meanings at every given historical moment based on the current political context. Examining these meanings is crucial to going beyond mere discussions of political correctness to in...

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