Scaling Quality Education in India:
Year 2 Results of the Quality Education India Development Impact Bond and Beyond
In 2018, the world’s largest education Development Impact Bond – the Quality Education India DIB (QEI DIB) was launched. Independent evaluation has shown, that over the last two years, the QEI DIB has exceeded targets, significantly improving learning outcomes for 100,000+ children. Read more about the results.
Our knowledge collaborator, Center for Universal Education (CUE) at Brookings hosted a webinar to share learnings from this innovative project, understand the key drivers behind the results and discuss the wider significance of impact bonds/other outcomes financing tools. Watch the webinar recording below. You can read the event blog by CUE here.
Session 1 – A Fireside Chat on the QEI DIB Journey
Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Brookings
Abha Thorat-Shah, British Asian Trust
Session 2 – Understanding Year 2 Results and their Drivers
Aditya Natraj, Kaivalya, Education Foundation
Sowmya Velayudham, ConveGenius Insights (Formerly Gray Matters India)
Dhun Davar, UBS Optimus Foundation
Moderator: Gaurav Gupta, Dalberg Advisors
Session 3 – Scaling Outcome-based Funding for Education
Dr Maitreyi Bordia Das, World Bank
Adil Zainulbhai, Quality Council of India
Moderator: Tamar Manuelyan Atinc, Brookings
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