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Research

Educational policy and practice, including in relation to inequality, financing and governance, democratization, and the role of international aid. I have worked on large collaborative research programmes with teams in sub‐Saharan Africa and South Asia examining these issues. Throughout my career, I have worked closely with international aid donors and non-governmental organisations, providing evidence-based policy advice on a wide range of issues aimed at fulfilling commitments to education for all.

Publications

Key publications: 

Rose, P. (2015) 'Is a global system of international large-scale assessments necessary for tracking progress of a post-2015 learning target?' Compare Vol 45 Issue 3: 486-490

Rose, P. (2015) ‘Three lessons for educational quality in post-2015 goals: Clarity, measurability and equity’ International Journal of Educational Development. Vol 40 (January): 289-246

UNESCO (2014) Education for All Global Monitoring Report: Teaching and Learning: Quality for All. Paris: UNESCO [Report director]

UNESCO (2012) Education for All Global Monitoring Report: Youth and Skills: Putting Education to Work Paris: UNESCO [Report director]

Evans, G. and Rose, P. (2011) ‘Education and support for democracy in Africa: Testing mechanisms of influence’, Journal of Development Studies. Vol 48 No 4: 498-515

Rose, P. (2011) ‘Strategies for engagement: Government and non-government education providers in South Asia’ Public Administration and Development Vol 31, No 4: 294–305

Publications (from Symplectic)

Journal articles

2024

  • Rose, P. and Sayed, Y., 2024. Assessing progress in tracking progress towards the education Sustainable Development Goal: Global citizenship education and teachers missing in action? International Journal of Educational Development, v. 104
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2023.102936
  • Kim, J., Araya, M., Rose, P. and Woldehanna, T., 2024. Pre-Primary Education and School Readiness Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence From Ethiopia Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v. 38
    Doi: 10.1080/02568543.2023.2281557
  • Rose, P., Aslam, M. and Simpson, B., 2024. Setting Strong Foundations for Early Learning: Lessons From the Global South on Early Childhood Education Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v. 38
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/02568543.2023.2296932
  • 2023

  • Khalid, A. and Rose, P., 2023. “We Look Ahead Where his Thoughts Never Reach”: Pakistani Mothers’ Agency to Expand Educational Opportunities for Their Daughters and the Theorisation of Negative Capability Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, v. 24
    Doi: 10.1080/19452829.2022.2090524
  • Carter, E., Hinton, R., Rose, P. and Sabates, R., 2023. Exploring the role of evidence in the government’s adoption of Ghana’s Complementary Basic Education program Development in Practice, v. 33
    Doi: 10.1080/09614524.2023.2208772
  • Carter, E., Leonard, P., Onwuegbuzie, AJ., Rose, P. and Sabates, R., 2023. Changes in perceptions of teaching quality in secondary schools in Rwanda during the COVID-19 global pandemic and the subsequent closing and reopening of schools. Soc Sci Humanit Open, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssaho.2023.100580
  • 2022

  • Asare, S., Mitchell, R. and Rose, P., 2022. How equitable are South-North partnerships in education research? Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa Compare, v. 52
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2020.1811638
  • Kim, JH., Hailu, BH., Rose, PM., Rossiter, J., Teferra, T. and Woldehanna, T., 2022. Persistent inequalities in early years’ access and learning: evidence from large-scale expansion of pre-primary education in Ethiopia Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v. 58
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2021.07.006
  • Kim, J., Robinson, N., Härmä, J., Jeffery, D., Rose, P. and Woldehanna, T., 2022. Misalignment of policy priorities and financing for early childhood education: Evidence from Ethiopia, Liberia, and Mainland Tanzania International Journal of Educational Research, v. 111
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2021.101891
  • Akyeampong, K., Carter, E., Rose, P., Ryan, J., Sabates, R. and Stern, JMB., 2022. The effects of language preference and home resources on foundational literacy retention during school holiday closures in Ghana: Lessons from the Complementary Basic Education Programme. Prospects (Paris), v. 52
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11125-021-09590-6
  • Yorke, L., Asegdom, A., Hailu, BH. and Rose, P., 2022. Is the Programme for Results approach fit for purpose? Evidence from a large-scale education reform in Ethiopia Third World Quarterly, v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2022.2047920
  • Carvalho, S., Asgedom, A. and Rose, P., 2022. Whose voice counts? Examining government-donor negotiations in the design of Ethiopia's large-scale education reforms for equitable learning. Dev Policy Rev, v. 40
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12634
  • Bayley, S., Wole Meshesha, D., Rose, P., Woldehanna, T., Yorke, L. and Ramchandani, P., 2022. Ruptured school trajectories: understanding the impact of COVID-19 on school dropout, socio-emotional and academic learning using a longitudinal design. Longit Life Course Stud, v. 14
    Doi: 10.1332/175795921X16665759070534
  • Malik, R., Raza, F., Rose, P. and Singal, N., 2022. Are children with disabilities in school and learning? Evidence from a household survey in rural Punjab, Pakistan Compare, v. 52
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2020.1749993
  • 2021 (Accepted for publication)

  • Rose, P., Sabates Aysa, R., Delprato, M. and Alcott, B., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Targeted and multidimensional approaches to overcome inequalities in secondary education for adolescent girls: The impact of the Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED)’s programme in Tanzania and Zimbabwe Comparative Education Review,
    Doi: 10.1086/721849
  • 2021

  • Sabates, R., Rose, P., Alcott, B. and Delprato, M., 2021. Assessing cost-effectiveness with equity of a programme targeting marginalised girls in secondary schools in Tanzania Journal of Development Effectiveness, v. 13
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/19439342.2020.1844782
  • Asare, S., Mitchell, R. and Rose, P., 2021. How Accessible are Journal Articles on Education Written by Sub-Saharan Africa-based Researchers? Development and Change, v. 52
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12639
  • Ilie, S., Rose, P. and Vignoles, A., 2021. Understanding higher education access: Inequalities and early learning in low and lower-middle-income countries British Educational Research Journal, v. 47
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3723
  • Yorke, DL., Rose, PP., Woldehanna, PT. and Hailu, DBH., 2021. Primary school-level responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia: Evidence from phone surveys of school principals and teachers Perspectives in Education, v. 39
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.18820/2519593X/pie.v39.i1.12
  • Kim, JH., Araya, M., Hailu, BH., Rose, PM. and Woldehanna, T., 2021. The Implications of COVID-19 for Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia: Perspectives from Parents and Caregivers. Early Child Educ J, v. 49
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-021-01214-0
  • Gruijters, RJ., Alcott, B. and Rose, P., 2021. Do private schools improve learning outcomes? Evidence from within-household comparisons in east africa and South Asia Comparative Education Review, v. 65
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1086/716448
  • 2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • Alcott, B., Rose, P., Sabates Aysa, R. and Ellison, C., 2020 (Accepted for publication). From assessment to action: lessons from the development of Theories of Change with the People’s Action for Learning Network Global Education Review,
  • 2020

  • Carter, E., Rose, P., Sabates, R. and Akyeampong, K., 2020. Trapped in low performance? Tracking the learning trajectory of disadvantaged girls and boys in the Complementary Basic Education programme in Ghana International Journal of Educational Research, v. 100
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101541
  • Iyer, P., Rolleston, C., Rose, P. and Woldehanna, T., 2020. A rising tide of access: what consequences for equitable learning in Ethiopia? Oxford Review of Education, v. 46
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2020.1741343
  • Carter, E., Sabates, R., Rose, P. and Akyeampong, K., 2020. Sustaining literacy from mother tongue instruction in complementary education into official language of instruction in government schools in Ghana International Journal of Educational Development, v. 76
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2020.102195
  • Mitchell, R., Rose, P. and Asare, S., 2020. Education research in sub-saharan africa: Quality, visibility, and agendas Comparative Education Review, v. 64
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1086/709428
  • 2019

  • Aslam, M., Malik, R., Rawal, S., Rose, P., Vignoles, A. and Whitaker, L., 2019. Methodological lessons on measuring quality teaching in Southern contexts, with a focus on India and Pakistan Research in Comparative and International Education, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/1745499919828929
  • Aslam, M., Malik, R., Rawal, S., Rose, P. and Vignoles, A., 2019. Do government schools improve learning for poor students? Evidence from rural Pakistan Oxford Review of Education, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2019.1637726
  • Gordon, R., Marston, L., Rose, P. and Zubairi, A., 2019. Achieving the Promise to Leave No Girl behind in Commonwealth Countries Round Table, v. 108
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2019.1634890
  • Georgalakis, J. and Rose, P., 2019. Introduction: Identifying the qualities of research–policy partnerships in international development – A new analytical framework IDS Bulletin, v. 50
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.19088/1968-2019.103
  • 2018

  • Ilie, S. and Rose, P., 2018. Who benefits from public spending on higher education in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa? Compare, v. 48
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2017.1347870
  • Watson, EK., Shinkins, B., Matheson, L., Burns, RM., Frith, E., Neal, D., Hamdy, F., Walter, FM., Weller, D., Wilkinson, C., Faithfull, S., Sooriakumaran, P., Kastner, C., Campbell, C., Neal, RD., Butcher, H., Matthews, M., Perera, R., Wolstenholme, J. and Rose, PW., 2018. Supporting prostate cancer survivors in primary care: Findings from a pilot trial of a nurse-led psycho-educational intervention (PROSPECTIV). Eur J Oncol Nurs, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2017.12.002
  • 2017

  • Alcott, BM. and Rose, PM., 2017. Learning in India’s primary schools: How do disparities widen across the grades? International Journal of Educational Development, v. 56
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2017.05.002
  • 2016

  • Ilie, S. and Rose, P., 2016. Is equal access to higher education in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa achievable by 2030? Higher Education, v. 72
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-016-0039-3
  • Alcott, B. and Rose, P., 2016. Does private schooling narrow wealth inequalities in learning outcomes? Evidence from East Africa Oxford Review of Education, v. 42
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2016.1215611
  • 2015

  • Rose, P., 2015. Three lessons for educational quality in post-2015 goals and targets: Clarity, measurability and equity International Journal of Educational Development, v. 40
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2014.11.006
  • Rose, P., 2015. Is a global system of international large-scale assessments necessary for tracking progress of a post-2015 learning target? Compare, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2015.1027514
  • Rose, P., 2015. Introduction: Overcoming inequalities in teaching and learning Prospects, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11125-015-9363-0
  • Alcott, B. and Rose, P., 2015. Schools and learning in rural India and Pakistan: Who goes where, and how much are they learning? Prospects, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11125-015-9350-5
  • 2012

  • Evans, G. and Rose, P., 2012. Understanding Education's Influence on Support for Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa Journal of Development Studies, v. 48
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2011.598508
  • 2011

  • Batley, R. and Rose, P., 2011. Analysing collaboration between non-governmental service providers and governments Public Administration and Development, v. 31
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/pad.613
  • Rose, P., 2011. Strategies for engagement: Government and national non-government education providers in South Asia Public Administration and Development, v. 31
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/pad.607
  • Rose, P., 2011. Introduction-Education's hidden crisis: An overview of the 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report Prospects, v. 41
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11125-011-9192-8
  • 2009

  • Rose, P., 2009. Scaling-up aid to education: Is absorptive capacity a constraint? Prospects, v. 39
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11125-009-9115-0
  • Rose, P., 2009. Non-state provision of education: Evidence from Africa and Asia Compare, v. 39
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057920902750350
  • Rose, P., 2009. NGO provision of basic education: Alternative or complementary service delivery to support access to the excluded? Compare, v. 39
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057920902750475
  • 2007

  • Evans, G. and Rose, P., 2007. Support for Democracy in Malawi: Does Schooling Matter? World Development, v. 35
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2006.09.011
  • Kholowa, F. and Rose, P., 2007. Parental or policy maker misunderstandings? Contextual dilemmas of pre-schooling for poverty reduction in Malawi International Journal of Educational Development, v. 27
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2006.10.007
  • King, K., McGrath, S. and Rose, P., 2007. Beyond the basics: Educating and training out of poverty International Journal of Educational Development, v. 27
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2007.03.001
  • 2006

  • Rose, PM., 2006. Collaborating in education for all? Experiences of government support for non-state provision of basic education in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa Public Administration and Development, v. 26
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/pad.420
  • 2005

  • Rose, P., 2005. Privatisation and decentralisation of schooling in Malawi: Default or design? Compare, v. 35
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057920500129890
  • Rose, P., 2005. Is there a 'fast-track' to achieving education for all? International Journal of Educational Development, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2005.04.002
  • King, K. and Rose, P., 2005. Transparency or tyranny? Achieving international development targets in education and training International Journal of Educational Development, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2005.04.001
  • King, K. and Rose, P., 2005. International development targets and education: Towards a new international compact or a new conditionality? Journal of International Development, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/jid.1178
  • 2003

  • Rose, P., 2003. Community participation in School Policy and Practice in Malawi: Balancing local knowledge, national policies and international agency priorities Compare, v. 33
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057920302597
  • Kadzamira, E. and Rose, P., 2003. Can free primary education meet the needs of the poor?: Evidence from Malawi International Journal of Educational Development, v. 23
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0738-0593(03)00026-9
  • 2001

  • Rose, P. and Al-Samarrai, S., 2001. Household constraints on schooling by gender: Empirical evidence from Ethiopia COMPARATIVE EDUCATION REVIEW, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1086/447644
  • 2000

  • Colclough, C., Rose, P. and Tembon, M., 2000. Gender inequalities in primary schooling - The roles of poverty and adverse cultural practice INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, v. 20
  • Theses / dissertations

    2023 (No publication date)

  • Yee, KM., 2023 (No publication date). Winner-Takes-All: Access to Education and Labor Market Returns in the Philippines
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.94655
  • 2021 (No publication date)

  • Ellison, C., 2021 (No publication date). The role of Public-Private Partnerships in Universal Secondary Education in Uganda: an expanded Theory of Change approach.
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.78082
  • 2021

  • Ansari, A., 2021. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Punjab’s Public Private Partnership Programmes in Education
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.78154
  • Book chapters

    2022

  • Anderson, K., Kim, J., Aslam, M., Baum, D., Hailu, BH., Jeffery, D., Rose, P. and Saeed, S., 2022. The COVID-19 Pandemic and Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia, Liberia, and Pakistan: Perspectives of Pre-primary School Teachers
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-96977-6_17
  • 2021

  • Yorke, L., Rose, P. and Pankhurst, A., 2021. The influence of politics on girls' education in Ethiopia
  • Rose, P., Arnot, M., Jeffery, R. and Singal, N., 2021. Education and the reform of social inequalities in the Global South: An introduction
  • Yorke, L., Rose, P. and Pankhurst, A., 2021. The influence of politics on girls' education in Ethiopia
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780429293467-6
  • 2015

  • Rose, P., 2015. Lessons from 25 years of education for all
  • 2012

  • Härmä, J. and Rose, P., 2012. Is low-fee private primary schooling affordable for the poor? Evidence from rural India
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4337/9780857930699.00021
  • 2003

  • Fine, B. and Rose, P., 2003. Education and the post-Washington consensus
  • Books

    2021

  • Rose, P., Arnot, M., Jeffery, R. and Singal, N., 2021. Reforming education and challenging inequalities in southern contexts: Research and policy in international development
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780429293467
  • 2017

  • Colclough, C., Al-Samarrai, S., Rose, P. and Tembon, M., 2017. Revival: Achieving schooling for all in Africa (2003): Costs, commitment and gender
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315198309
  • 2013

  • Rose, P., 2013. Achieving Education for All Through Public–Private Partnerships? Non-State Provision of Education in Developing Countries
  • 2003

  • Colclough, C., 2003. Achieving Schooling for All in Africa Costs, Commitment, and Gender
  • Conference proceedings

    2018 (No publication date)

  • Mitchell, RD., Rose, P. and Asare, S., 2018 (No publication date). Research in African universities to inform the Sustainable Development Goal for Education: visibility, gaps and future priorities
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.26954
  • 2005

  • Dyer, C. and Rose, P., 2005. Decentralisation for educational development? An editorial introduction Compare, v. 35
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/03057920500129809
  • Reports

    2018

  • Mitchell, RD. and Rose, P., 2018. Literature search protocol for the African Education Research Database
    Doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1245521
  • 2017 (No publication date)

  • Rose, PM., Sabates, R., Alcott, BM. and Ilie, IS., 2017 (No publication date). Overcoming Inequalities Within Countries to Achieve Global Convergence in Learning
    Doi: 10.17863/CAM.7673
  • Alcott, BM., Rose, PM. and Sabates, R., 2017 (No publication date). Targeted, Multidimensional Approaches to Overcome Inequalities in Secondary Education: Case Study of Camfed in Tanzania
    Doi: 10.17863/CAM.7685
  • 2015

  • Rose, P. and Alcott, B., 2015. How can education systems become equitable by 2030? DFID think pieces – Learning and equity
  • 2014

  • Day Ashley, L., Mcloughlin, C., Aslam, M., Engel, J., Rawal, S., Batley, R., Kingdon, G., Nicolai, S. and Rose, PM., 2014. The role and impact of private schools in developing countries: a rigorous review of the evidence
  • 2013

  • Rose, PM., Steer, L., Smith, K. and Zubairi, A., 2013. Financing for global education: Opportunities for multilateral action
  • Working papers

    2015

  • Rose, P. and Malik, R., 2015. Can Pakistan afford quality education for all its children and young people?
  • 2008

  • Rose, PM. and Dyer, C., 2008. Chronic Poverty and Education: A Review of Literature Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper,
  • Other publications

    2002

  • Rose, P. and Sayed, Y., 2002. Needs-based resource allocation in education via formula funding of schools INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S0738-0593(01)00024-4
  • 1999

  • Rose, PM., 1999. Child work and education: Five case studies from Latin America. JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, v. 36
  • Rose, PM., 1999. Critical perspectives on schooling and fertility decline in the developing world. JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, v. 36
  • 1995

  • Rose, P., 1995. Female education and adjustment programs: A crosscountry statistical analysis World Development, v. 23
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/0305-750X(95)00091-P
  • Professor of International Education
    Director, Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre
    Senior Research Fellow, Department for International Development
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