Chris McBurnie

Analyst

Chris is an Analyst with Open Development & Education. Prior to joining the team, he spent approximately 18 months designing and implementing a number of school-based development projects in East Africa and India. In 2019, Chris graduated with an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge where he focused on how institutions influence the impact and uptake of education interventions. He speaks English and French.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

McBurnie, C., Moriba, S., & Brainard, P. (2021, March). Sierra Leone series: Freetown Teachers College and its multimodal approach to teacher professional development [Blog post]. EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4584801

McBurnie, C., Megha-Bongnkar, G., Regis, C., D’Angelo, S., & Haßler, B. (2021). Midterm Report: OECS Learning Hub. https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1wJ2ZZfoFG7Kv1grCMQYsgfCUusQP0IK8e5cwUiK5bkw/edit?usp=embed_facebook

McBurnie, C., & Beoku-Betts, I. (2021). Advancing Data-driven Decision-making for School Improvement: Findings from the One Tablet Per School User Testing Programme in Sierra Leone [Working paper]. EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4896502

McBurnie, C., Megha-Bongnkar, G., Regis, C., D’Angelo, S., & Haßler, B. (2021). The use of virtual learning environments and learning management systems during the COVID-19 pandemic (LAC Reads Capacity Program No. 2). Open Development & Education. https://doi.org/10.53832/opendeved.0203

McBurnie, C. (2020). Using Interactive Radio Instruction to mitigate the educational impact of COVID-19: a curated resource list (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 6). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3762228

McBurnie, C., Megha-Bongnkar, G., Regis, C., D’Angelo, S., & Haßler, B. (2021). LAC Reads Capacity Program: Mid-term report (LAC Reads Capacity Program No. 8). Open Development & Education. https://doi.org/10.53832/opendeved.0212

McBurnie, C., Adam, T., Kaye, T., & Haßler, B. (2020). Zero-rating educational content in low- and middle-income countries (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 8). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3784940

Full list of publications available here.