We should broaden the question: is it only about how education impacts poverty or does poverty impact education as well?

  Photo: Classes taking place in the court yard, while other children are playing – Tandang Sora High School, Quezon City, Philippines Alumni blog by Raluca Herman The World Bank (WB) delves more deeply into its education-for-poverty reduction agenda in the upcoming World Development Report (WDR) 2018 Realizing the Promise of Education for Development, arguing…

Evaluating the impact made on people`s life

My internship experience as Oxfam Novib intern has enabled me to impact the lives of thousands people. One of the reasons that motivate me to work in Oxfam is the moto of ‘making a difference’. Above all my research output can actually change in the life of thousands.  While working as part of the impact…

“Marjolein is currently working with the impact measurement team, researching the way Oxfam Novib can use qualitative data for impact measurement. As a strong advocate for education, she spent time abroad several times researching this, which shows her adventures spirit and thirst for traveling”.

The Power of Visualization in an Information Jungle

oxfamnovibacademy: We are currently living in a so-called ‘information society’. Due to the technical developments of the past decades, more information has become more easily accessible to an increasing number of people than at any time in human history. Source: http://www.timeequalsmoney.net.au/7-quick-ways-fight-information-overload/ It was the German sociologist Georg Simmel who, as early as 1950, recognized the…