Posts by Jonathan Harle

Data, dialogue and development – why the last kilometre matters

The last kilometre – or even the last 100 metres
Picture this. A kilometre from your desk there is a warehouse where the world’s most relevant, timely and credible data and knowledge are instantly available... but you can only access or contribute to it one page at a time.

Students at Mzumbe University

Transforming teaching and learning in East Africa

Young people have a vital role to play in development, and universities are important sites to nurture their skills and...

Critical skills for change: universities, young people and learning

Young people have a vital role to play in their countries’ development. There are now 1.8 billion young people (between...

We won’t achieve the Sustainable Development Goals if developing country researchers can’t play their part

We have a problem. We desperately need to bring research and knowledge to bear on the world’s most pressing problems....

Re-imagining higher education in Sierra Leone

Re-imagining higher education in Sierra Leone

‘The worst of times and the best of opportunities’ This piece was previously published on Jon Harle’s Medium blog site,...

Who drives research in developing countries?

Who drives research in developing countries?

This piece was previously published on Jon Harle’s Medium blog site, republished here with his permission. To what extent is...

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