Author: Priyanka Kumar, The Edge Editorial Team
Courtesy of Central Square Foundation
Even as countries are starting to recognize the importance of foundational learning, implementing programs that are successful and scalable is another challenge. Having spent a better part of the last 30 years working on research, data analysis and policy reform to help countries address important challenges in education and improve student learning outcomes, Luis Crouch is well-placed to provide some answers. In this first part of the interview, we look into how the critical skills of foundational literacy and numeracy can be defined and measured in a manner to help achieve quality learning.