Chris McBurnie

Senior Analyst

Chris is a Senior Analyst at 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., 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
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. (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). 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., & 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). Midterm Report: OECS Learning Hub. https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1wJ2ZZfoFG7Kv1grCMQYsgfCUusQP0IK8e5cwUiK5bkw/edit?usp=embed_facebook
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., & Plaut, D. (2021). Continuous professional development in Sierra Leone: Scoping Phase Overview [Internal papers]. EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4774318
McBurnie, C. (2021). Navigating the ‘Data Revolution’: A Case Study on the One Tablet Per School Programme in Sierra Leone (Working Paper No. 12). EdTech Hub. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4430545
McBurnie, C., Allier-Gagneur, Z., & Haßler, B. (2020). Characteristics of effective teacher education in low- and middle-income countries: an annotated bibliography (HDR10C) (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 10C). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3873460
McBurnie, C., & Haßler, B. (2021). Geodata in Education - an annotated bibliography (Geodata in Education Report No. 1). Education Commission GIS in Education Working Group. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4482766
McBurnie, C. (2020). The Role of Interactive Radio Instruction in the COVID-19 Education Response. Open Development & Education. https://opendeved.net/2020/04/08/the-role-of-interactive-radio-instruction-in-the-covid-19-education-response/

Full list of publications available here.