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Report by east African group Uwezo finds that although access to education has expanded, the quality of learning has stagnated...
(...) Uwezo urged politicians, NGOs and educators not to throw more resources at education "when in fact the key problem may be the choice of interventions rather than the lack of resources". The report called for a move away from "inputs", such as classrooms, the number of qualified teachers or enrolled pupils, to outcomes: "not how many desks are there but can Juma read".
Noting that little has changed in classroom teaching in decades, Uwezo said: "It may be worthwhile to consciously create a culture and room for 'disruptive' ideas and technologies, and test whether innovations and different approaches, such as cash on delivery and others, work better