This policy brief suggests targeted investment, basic learning resources and skilled school leadership are key in addressing primary attainment in Africa. It draws on EdQual research using data on 17,000 pupils and their teachers in 1000 primary schools across six countries in East and Southern Africa that identified factors in and out of school affecting pupil scores in reading and maths tests.
Bristol, UK: EdQual. 4 pp.
EdQual Policy Brief No. 1. Determinants of Primary Students’ Attainment in Africa.