Sandra Baxter is Manager for the Human Development Resource Centre, and works in IDS Knowledge Services

Sandra Baxter - Knowledge and Learning Manager

Health and Nutrition; Conflict and Violence
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Sandra is the Knowledge and Learning Manager for K4D and HEART, providing DFID advisers and other development partners with knowledge and learning support. She is also Knowledge Manager for the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC), working in collaboration with a knowledge services team at the University of Birmingham.

She has worked for the Institute of Development Studies since 2000, specialising in editorial capacity development work and repackaging research for different policy audiences. She has spent periods of secondment at DFID and UNESCO-IIEP, setting up knowledge management systems and editorial processes.

A five-year DFID-funded Evidence and Knowledge for Development (K4D) programme consortium led by IDS.

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HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition, education, social protection and WASH.

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GSDRC provide high quality, timely knowledge products to support international development planning, policymaking and other activities area. This includes a document library, a research helpdesk and email bulletins

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More and Better Teachers for Quality Education for All: Identity and Motivation, Systems and Support

This book aims to promote a more holistic approach to teacher policy development, by juxtaposing qualitative, narrative studies that provide insights into the lived experience of male and female teachers in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America, with studies focused at the systems level. More details

IDS publications on international development research

id21 Market Research Report: Uganda

Building on a pilot market research activity in Kenya in March 2004, this trip was one of a series of field visits to meet development practitioners, policy-makers and researchers in their working environment, to find out how research materials are used and accessed in those countries More details

Thematic Expertise:
Education; Governance; Health.