Inverness Research

Education improvement is a complex and demanding enterprise without simple answers. Inverness Research‘s goal is to help funders and project leaders improve their thinking, their investment strategies, their program designs, and their implementations—all in service of optimizing the contributions made by the investment. In their studies, they do not focus wholly on distal outcomes, but rather, also study the realities of implementation. They help people interrogate their theories of action, and groundtruth those theories by documenting what actually happens in field contexts. Drawing from their experience studying hundreds of education projects, they bring the lens of educational connoisseurship to their analyses of data.

We partner with Inverness Research on the following work:

Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program

The State of California invested $6 million to create curricular resources to help teachers promote students’ understanding of climate change and environmental justice, leading to action in their communities. The units will…