Posts by INASP

Adapting for sustainability: taking training of trainers online to continue higher education support

At the mid-point in what should have been a face-to-face workshop to strengthen future facilitators and mentors of course redesign in East African universities, Tabitha Buchner and Josie Dryden share how this work has been adapted for an online environment.

What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Southern researchers?

Last month, as part of a wider researcher study, we asked researchers about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their research. We share some key findings from a new paper analysing the responses we received.

Two Research4Life users during a workshop in Papua New Guinea, December 2019.

Research4Life selects INASP to evaluate user experiences

Independent and wide-ranging research into user experiences will inform Research4Life’s future work in reducing the knowledge gap between researchers in industrialized nations and those in low- and middle-income countries.

Group work during a face-to-face training of trainers workshop.

Adapting to continue higher education support amidst a pandemic

Work to support pedagogy changes in higher education faces challenges when the universities themselves are closed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Mai Skovgaard and Tabitha Buchner describe how upcoming work within the TESCEA partnership is being adapted for a technology-led environment.

Going digital – What we have learnt about online learning approaches

As the world looks to online alternatives to previously face-to-face teaching, collaborating and information exchange, we share a roundup of learning and advice from our digital learning specialists Joanna Wild, Andy Nobes, Veronika Schaeffler and Ravi Murugesan.

Supporting Ghana’s Parliament to use data to achieve the SDGs

In June this year, we embarked on an exciting two-year project - Data for Accountability - which helps the Parliament of Ghana to improve the national quality of life through evidence, using data to oversee progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. We talked to representatives of African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs, the Ghana Statistical Service and INASP to find out more about the project, why it is important and what they are most excited about.

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