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What Works in Education: Evidence Based Education Policies

The What Works in Education: Evidence Based Education Policies is a free online course offered by Inter-American Development Bank conducted by the Edx. In this course you can learn what works in education and how to identify, analyze and implement evidence-based education policies that improve learning through practical research and challenges observed in education systems in Latin America and the Caribbean.
About this course: This course has been organized around five key features of successful education systems:
  • High goals for student achievement that guide all activities within an education system;
  • Access to high-quality early childhood and preschool development programs that prepare students entering the school system;
  • Effective teachers to improve learning and reduce achievement gaps among students;
  • Access and effective use of adequate resources in all schools to promote student learning; and
  • Ensuring that all young people acquire the skills necessary to reach their full potential in the professional world and contribute to society.
What you'll learn
  • The latest proven policies in education
  • An applied understanding of which policies promote learning
  • Evidence-based reform
  • Successful cases from Latin America and the Caribbean and the rest of the world.
Duration: 10 weeks

Timings: 3 – 4 hours per week

Self Paced

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