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Jennifer E. Spratt

Senior Research Scientist

Jennifer E. Spratt, PhD, has conducted research, technical assistance, and capacity development work in 20 countries across the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Her areas of expertise include strategic and operational planning, policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, and evidence-based policy support and dialogue to facilitate decision processes from local to national levels.

Dr. Spratt has carried out research on literacy, teaching, and education management practices and their relation to student achievement, and on social and policy constraints to educational participation. She has designed and implemented monitoring and evaluation systems and developed projection tools to examine social and economic implications of investments and participation in education.

Dr. Spratt also has significant program and project management experience. She is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Arabic.


PhD, Education, University of Pennsylvania; BA, History, Yale University.

Latest Publications

Spratt, J., & Diakite, I. (2007). Using participatory planning, accessible information, transparent budgeting, and grant funding to combat corruption in Guinea's education sector. Presented at CIES 2007, Baltimore, MD. Part of panel presentation: Fostering transparency and combating corruption in the education sector: Lessons from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Guinea, 27 Feb 2007.
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  • Education Governance and Management
  • Education Management Information Systems
  • Teaching and Learning Assessments
  • Education Data Analysis