Policy Brief – Delivery Approaches in Crisis or Conflict Situations

This policy brief highlights the profound impact of crises, such as natural disasters, conflicts, or pandemics, on education service delivery and quality, leading to significant learning setbacks, especially among vulnerable children. It emphasizes that delivery approaches, comprising five core functions, serve as institutional mechanisms for enhancing government performance in service delivery and policy implementation.

Policy Brief – Design Choices for Delivery Approaches in Education

This policy brief underscores the importance of delivery approaches, which reshape management functions to prioritize outputs and outcomes over inputs and processes. It emphasizes that these approaches are context-dependent and can be tailored to suit diverse education systems.

Policy Brief – The Challenge of Delivering for Learning

This policy brief outlines how different delivery approaches, referring to the institutional mechanisms or processes adopted by governments, are required to enhance their service delivery and policy implementation performance. The brief highlights how DeliverEd strives to mobilize a vibrant community focused on policy implementation, fostering knowledge exchange, and raising awareness about the imperative for more impactful global endeavors in achieving SDG 4.

A Global Mapping of Delivery Approaches

DeliverEd undertook a systematic global mapping of delivery approaches worldwide. Read our analysis to understand the diversity in delivery approach design.

A Case Study of the Sierra Leone Delivery Unit

The aim of this Sierra Leone policy note, A Case Study of the Sierra Leone Delivery Unit, is to help fill the evidence gap about delivery approaches by creating a better understanding of the practices of the Sierra Leone delivery unit at the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education. We hope this research is used to support policymakers around the world in how to use delivery approaches to improve policy implementation.

The Accountability Paradox: Delivery Units in Jordan’s Education Sector

This study provides the first historical narrative of the development and evolution of delivery units in Jordan’s education sector between 2010 and 2019. Furthermore, the study investigates the interplay among delivery units, multiple accountabilities, results of reform efforts within this time period, and the political economy factors that either undermined or improved the progress toward the targeted goals.

Command and Can’t Control: An Evaluation of Centralized Accountability in the Public Sector

In this working paper, we explore the large-scale centralized accountability approach to managing education carried out at scale in Punjab, Pakistan. It delves into the challenges of enhancing public services through increased oversight, particularly in addressing measurement and incentive issues inherent to the public sector and examines the effectiveness of a centralized monitoring system as a case study to assess the viability of this approach.

Improving Service Delivery Via Top-Down Data-Driven Accountability: Reform Enactment of the Education Road Map in Pakistan

Driven by the global learning crisis, many countries are adopting approaches to help improve delivery and implementation of education reforms. This paper, Improving service delivery via top-down data-driven accountability: Reform enactment of the Education Road Map in Pakistan, contributes to the gaps in knowledge regarding the ways in which implementation of policy and effective reform solutions can be implemented at scale in the global South