This report provides a summary of global evidence on effective approaches to improving and reforming public sector basic education systems with a particular focus on delivery of school and classroom-focused results. In keeping with the request, the scope of the report focusses primarily on emerging practices associated with financial management, HR Management, and the use of data-gathering and evidence to inform decision-making at all levels of the system.
K4D helpdesk reports provide summaries of current research, evidence and lessons learned. This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.
Joynes, C. (2018) Approaches to Managing Public Sector Basic Education Systems for Delivery of School and Classroom-Focused Results. K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.