In the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, we promote education as an engine for inclusive growth and sustainable development. We also pioneer research into overcoming barriers to education, such as poverty, gender, ethnicity, language and disability.Through this seminar series, we invite speakers who are partners of the REAL Centre to join us in celebrating the 5th anniversary of our work together.Seminar 1: 10th Nov 2020, 13:00-14:00 Responding to the impact of COVID-19 on girls' education: Insights from CAMFED's approach in sub-Saharan Africa. Lucy Lake and Angie Murimirwa, Co-Executives, CAMFED.Seminar 2: 17th Nov 2020, 13:00-14:00 The Complementary Basic Education Research in Ghana: What it taught us about culturally appropriate classroom observations in the African context. Kwame Akyeampong, Professor of International Education and Development, The Open University.Seminar 3: 24th Nov 2020, 13:00-14:00.Reflexive approaches to survey design and implementation: Lessons from research on communities and schools in rural India. Suman Bhattacharjea, Director of Research, ASER Centre and Purnima Ramanujan, Senior Research Associate, ASER Centre.