06 septembre 2018

Chasing Ghosts: How the focus on innovation in development has gone down the wrong path

Chasing Ghosts: How the focus on innovation in development has gone down the wrong path
David de Ferranti, Thomas Feeny, Nathaniel Heller, Results for Development, 2018/08/02
I think we see the same trends in education, especially where education overlaps with development, as in the case of OER. What trends? These: "the continued obsession with finding the new 'what works' solution may be quickly trumped by decision-makers’ tendencies to back solutions based on who surfaces them rather than what the evidentiary basis says about the same solution." The authors call for fewer flashy pilot projects, better bases in research, and more grounding for innovators in the social and political realities on the ground. More...

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