Dr. John Mugo is the Executive Director of Zizi Afrique Foundation. He is a seasoned researcher and policy advisor with a credible record of scholarship. He currently works on the holistic development of children and youth, to equip them with competencies for learning, working, and living. Based in Nairobi, John works on generating large-scale evidence on values and life skills, and linking evidence to wider system change. Formerly, John headed the Uwezo learning assessments in East Africa and chaired the Department of Special Needs Education at Kenyatta University.