This article was co-written by Liz Randolph, Alastair Rodd and Consilous Rwanyonga. All three plus many others worked together on the model design and implementation.
If the word ‘science’ in the term ‘social science’ means what I think it means, we social scientists should be in the business of developing models for how we think the world works, testing them with data, and refining them. But the slew of results from impact evaluations in international education frequently feels like a catalogue (if we’re lucky, a meta-analysis) of effect sizes, not a genuine attempt to understand the phenomena we study. To improve this understanding, we need to do a better job of learning from impact evaluations.
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Paper Session: Policy, Assessment, and Perceptions of Inclusion
Location: Hilton Reforma, Fourth, Don Emiliano
Much still remains unknown about the impact of executive functions on the school performance of children in low and middle income countries.