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Jack Rossiter is a senior policy analyst at the Center for Global Development. His research interests include the economics of education in developing countries, early learning, skills development, and educational assessment. Before joining CGD, he was involved in the delivery of Young Lives’ school effectiveness surveys, Early Learning Partnership systems research in Ethiopia, and also served for two years as a civil servant (ODI Fellow) in Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education. He holds master’s degrees in Civil Engineering and Economics.
A global institutional system for education should provide leadership, finance, accountability, and knowledge dissemination among other functions but “on most of these counts, the current international architecture for education is broken.”
The Education Outcomes Fund aims to pool $1 billion to support governments to pay for results in education and youth employment over the next decade. Jared Lee will talk about the case for results-based finance and the role that impact bonds can play in the education sector.