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Cyril Brandt

Honorary Associate

Cyril Brandt finished his PhD at the International Development Studies programme at the University of Amsterdam in 2018. He is an Associate Researcher at IOB (Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp) and Honorary Associate at IDS.

His work has focused on (1) the political economy of educational governance reforms and teacher salaries in protracted violent crises, particularly the Democratic Republic of Congo, (2) teacher governance in violent contexts and violence against teachers, (3) the political economy of an unfinished population census. Next to his academic work Cyril works as a facilitator for anti-racism / critical whiteness workshops.

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Research

Project

BRiCE Project: Building Resilience in Crisis through Education

The Institute of Development Studies is leading two research projects on education in contexts of violent conflict, BRiCE and REALISE. The BRiCE research project is a partnership between IDS and the Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Bukavu (ISP Bukavu), and part of a larger education...

Project

REALISE Project: Understanding Marginalisation from Education in Civil War

The Institute of Development Studies is leading two research projects on education in contexts of violent conflict, REALISE and BRICE. The REALISE research project is a partnership between IDS and Marakuja Kivu Research, and part of a larger educational intervention (REALISE) funded by the UK...

Opinions

Opinion

Addressing knowledge inequalities in research partnerships

International partnerships have played an important role in academic research about the African continent. While funding sources have diversified, a significant share of these partnerships are resourced through European and North American international aid and its renewed interest in...

24 May 2022

Publications

Report

BRiCE Project DRC and Niger: Midline Report

Report

This report presents the results of the midline study of the Building Resilience in Crises through Education (BRiCE) research project, which is led by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Bukavu (ISP Bukavu).

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Sweta Gupta & 14 others

17 June 2022

Brief

Student Wellbeing in Contexts of Protracted Violent Conflict

IDS Policy Briefing 184

In contexts of protracted violent conflict, school environments play a key role in children’s psychological, social, and emotional wellbeing. Research by the REALISE education project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) provides a better understanding of how violent conflict...

14 September 2021