Pupils study at a school near Manaus, Amazonas Brazil 
Credit: GEM Report / Andres Pascoe

London Launch 2018 GEM Report Gender Review: Accountability for gender equality in education

8 March 2018, 10.15am – 12.30pm, Royal Over-Seas League, London SW1A 1LR   Join us for the launch of the sixth Gender Review from UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report team. This launch will coincide with International Women’s Day, on 8th March 2018. Moderated by a well-known journalist the event will consist of a presentation […]

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Children studying in class. Primary education is free of charge in Malawi. However, although many children start school, around 60% drop out before completing their primary schooling.

Can unconventional schooling techniques reduce drop-out rates in Sub-Saharan Africa?

This blog was written by Elizabeth Tofaris, University of Cambridge, on behalf of the the Impact Initiative for international development research. The Impact Initiative seeks to connect policymakers and practitioners with the world-class social science research supported by the ESRC-DFID Strategic Partnership, maximising the uptake and impact of research from: (i) the Joint Fund for […]

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What next for The Global Partnership For Education after a Transformative Replenishment?

By David Archer (UKFIET Board of Trustees and ActionAid). This blog was originally posted on the World Education Blog on 9 February 2018. Reposted with permission. The Global Partnership for Education replenishment event, co-hosted by President Macron and President Macky Sall on 2nd February in Senegal, was a landmark moment for education financing. Over $2 […]

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A girl and her classmate read.
Hidassie School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 2013.
Picture: GPE/Midastouch.

Reflections on DFID’s new Education Policy

By Don Taylor, UKFIET Executive Committee DFID has just released a new Education Policy paper, entitled Get Children Learning. It sets out DFID’s current priorities in education and its vision for change in the future. It is a hugely ambitious agenda, full of good intentions and ‘we will ….’ commitments. In seeking to tackle the […]

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Students gather on the streets of Santiago to protest for free college education and improvements in primaries and high schools.  GEM Report/Hugo Infante

Anatomy of an #EduCrisis: Whose responsibility?

Summary of UKFIET discussion on World Development Report and Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report This blog was written by Dr Caine Rolleston, UCL Institute of Education, who moderated the event.   On 24th January 2018, UKFIET held a public event in London on the topic of responsibility for the ‘global learning crisis’, with presenters from the […]

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