Ian Attfield

Ian Attfield

Education Adviser, Zimbabwe
In August 2010 I relocated from Nigeria to Harare, Zimbabwe. DFID has seconded me to work as an Education Advisor in the Social Sector Department in the European Union Delegation. My role is to support education programme co-ordination and to advise on policy to the Inclusive Government of Zimbabwe that emerged following the Global Political Agreement in 2009.

The girl effect – empowering or divisive?

Posted 25 January 2011

Getting back to work after the new year break also means a return to the fascinating digital world. I've highlighted the importance of inter-dependency between education and IT provision to support development in Africa in some posts last year. I spent some time musing on GapMinder World: a fascinating website where Google software supports the visual representation [...]