IRI

Tuned in to Student Success: Assessing the Impact of IRI (Executive Summary) English and Español

IDD | EDC | Publication
This document summarizes student assessment data collected from 15 recent EDC projects to determine the impact of Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) on student achievement in hard-to-reach areas. The research shows consistent learning gains among elementary and pre-school students and improved practices among teachers.
Results

Tuned in to Student Success: Assessing the Impact of IRI

IDD | EDC | Publication

This study reviews student assessment data collected from 15 recent EDC projects to determine the impact of Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI) on student achievement in hard-to-reach areas. The data indicates that exposure to IRI is associated with higher levels of student achievement, consistently producing learning gains among its participants of diverse ages and in diverse settings. A six-page summary of the report is also available here.

Report
Results

Rwanda Reads

Media Outlet: 
USAID

Over the last few years, Rwanda has expanded primary school education to all students. Now, with the help of donors like the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rwanda is focusing on improving the quality of its education system — especially in the teaching of primary school literacy — so that all children achieve the learning necessary to succeed in school and to escape poverty.

Post-Project Evaluation of the Impact of the RISE and ZTUR Projects (Executive Summary in English)

6-Year Post-Project Evaluation of the Impact of the Radio Instruction to Support Education (RISE) and Zanzibar Teacher Upgrading by Radio (ZTUR) Projects (Executive Summary in English)

Report/Study