This project will seek to improve how artificial intelligence (AI) research as a field can measurably address social problems faced by women and marginalized communities, and to correct for historic exclusion and bias that currently exists in AI systems.
Current data compilation, processing, and reporting practices, as part of education management information systems, provide snapshots that are used by decision-makers to consider overall needs for the improvement of education systems.
In South Asia, one of the significant challenges to achieving inclusive and equitable quality education for all (Sustainable Development Goal 4) is the large number of children who are out of school or at risk of dropping out.
This project will enhance the use of data from existing household surveys by government officials to analyze the education sector and encourage policymakers to leverage the resulting knowledge on gender, equity, and inclusion to inform their policy decisions.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and IDRC launched the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) to improve policies and practices that will strengthen national education systems within GPE partner countries.
Large volumes of complex and variable data, often called big data, promise to improve government service delivery, complement official statistics, and facilitate development in sectors such as health, urban development, transportation, and humanitarian response.