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Improving Learning in Haiti’s Classrooms

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In Haiti, about ninety percent of children are estimated to be in primary school. That is a real achievement compared to 20 years ago. But evidence shows that it is not enough to ensure that children are in the classroom. For real benefits, children need to engage in real learning when they are at school.

A new research paper released by Haiti Priorise by Dr. Damien Échevin, Economist and Research Associate at University of Sherbrooke and Laval University, works to identify the costs and benefits of proposals that may improve educational access, retention and quality.

Bjorn Lomborg discusses the research in the Huffington post. Lire l'article en français au Le Nouvelliste.