Evidence spotlight: Knowledge use in Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Education
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Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Education, which has been working with INASP to discuss evidence in policy

In this new evidence spotlight blog Hannah Katwaroo, Research Specialist, discusses how INASP and Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Education met and exchanged knowledge use ideas Continue reading

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Innovation and success with AuthorAID in Tanzania, Ghana, Vietnam and Sri Lanka
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Partners from Africa and Asia share experiences of embedding research writing training in their institutions

At the AuthorAID Partners meeting in December partners shared their experiences and success stories from embedding research-writing training into their institutions. Jennifer Chapin shares some highlights Continue reading

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Strengthening Southern library consortia through partnership between INASP and Caplor Horizons
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‘Leading in the Library: A learning lab for sustainable access to knowledge in developing countries’ is a collaborative partnership between INASP and Caplor Horizons working with library consortia to inspire organizational change. In this interview, Ian Williams, Co-director, Caplor Horizons and Kemal Shaheen, Programme Manager, Organizational Capacity Development, INASP, share their experiences. Continue reading

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INASP – a values-led organization
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In her last post of 2017, Julie Brittain, INASP’s Executive Director, reflects on the past 12 months – and the past 25 years – and looks ahead to 2018 Continue reading

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INASP partners consider the road ahead
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Over the last 25 years, INASP has enjoyed developing partnerships that have been helping us to support both institutions and individuals to produce, share and use research and knowledge which can transform lives. In a recent post, INASP partners reflected on achievements over the past quarter of a century. This blog post looks at some approaches that INASP’s associates and partners believe will continue to be important for INASP going forward. Continue reading

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Supporting parliaments in a post-truth world
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Recently, INASP held a webinar to explore how peer learning can support evidence use in parliament. This webinar was hosted in collaboration with African Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) and AGORA as part of the extension of our parliamentary peer learning project supported by a SPARKS grant from the Effective Institutions Platform. Our partner parliaments in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana shared their experience of how staff and Members of Parliament (MPs) can work together to drive an evidence-informed approach within parliament.

Here, we discuss how peer learning can strengthen evidence use in parliaments, sharing some of the insights gained during the webinar discussions. Continue reading

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