Learning from the Failure to Improve Literacy Worldwide
Girindre Beeharry


Today we explore the global education architecture and its failures to ensure quality education. My guest is Girindre Beeharry. In a new article in the International Journal of Educational Development, he calls on the international community to focus on foundational literacy and numeracy and says it is high time for the global education community to hold itself accountable.

Girindre Beeharry is a senior advisor on Global Education at the Gates Foundation. He advises on the foundation’s efforts to support partners that focus on improving foundational literacy and numeracy in sub-Saharan Africa and India , having initiated and led the program for four years.