Over the last several years, Haiti has been rife with ongoing political and social unrest (including a national lockdown period called Peyi-Lok), skyrocketing levels of unemployment, natural disasters including devastating hurricanes and earthquakes, the COVID-19 health crisis, and a tragic presidential assassination. In the midst of these challenges, the schooling of children … [Read more...] about Simple is Innovative: Simple, Flexible Planning in Haiti to Promote Effective Responses
Medjy Pierre-Louis is a PhD Candidate in the Research and Evaluation Methodology program at the University of Colorado-Boulder School of Education. Specializing in psychometrics and assessment policy, Medjy is passionate about supporting governments around the world in building learning assessment and data systems that are both culturally relevant and contextually appropriate. Her latest research projects have been grounded in investigating strong formative assessment practices and curriculum-embedded performance-based assessments at the classroom level. Medjy has served as an educational consultant for the IDB and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), supporting work around data systems, quality assurance systems, and assessments.