DFID and FCO merge: Response to UKFIET  letter to Ministers

DFID and FCO merge: Response to UKFIET letter to Ministers

The Prime Minister announced on June 16th that the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will merge into a single Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) from 1st September 2020. Since DFID was created, UKFIET ... Read More
Child's hand on chalkboard on which is written COVID-19

In times of crisis, education is often the first thing to go – if we don’t act now, it will happen again

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy Adviser at UNICEF UK, the National Committee for UNICEF in the United Kingdom. As of 31August 2020, UNESCO estimates that more than 700 million learners remain affected by school closures due ... Read More
Adult male with a child looking at a school book

International Common Assessment of Numeracy and COVID-19 Crisis

This article was written by Dr Rajarshi Singh, Director of Programs with the PAL Network. It was originally published on the Education Commission website on 5 August 2020, and then on the PAL Network website on 14 August 2020. ICAN ... Read More
Reclaiming education during a pandemic

Reclaiming education during a pandemic

This article was written by Gurumurthy Kasinathan, Director, IT for Change (working in school and teacher education for a just digital society); and Sriranjani Ranganathan, Director, Foundation for Education, Ecology and Livelihood (working in school education and sustainable models of ... Read More
Nepal’s Response to School Closures: Mapping Equity and Inclusion

Nepal’s Response to School Closures: Mapping Equity and Inclusion

This article was written by Dr Ram Ashish Giri and Dr Saraswati Dawadi. Ram Ashish Giri teaches and researches issues related to ELICOS courses, TESOL, language testing, and language (education) policy at Monash University, Australia. Saraswati Dawadi is a lecturer ... Read More
Two adults looking at a tablet computer

Unleash the potential of digital to change the traditional pen and paper exam practices

This blog was written by Le Thu Huong and Teerada Na Jatturas, UNESCO. Le Thu Huong is a Programme Specialist at the Education Policy Section, UNESCO – her expertise includes analysing and planning socio-economic and education policies and development aids ... Read More
Adult and children playing in a refugee camp

Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty: New Research on Early Childhood Services for Refugee Children and Families

This article was written by Katherine Merseth King, Director Early Childhood Development, RTI International. It was originally published on the RTI International website on 29 July 2020. Providing comprehensive early childhood development (ECD) services to all young children aged 0-6 ... Read More

Next Event

Latest News

Call for Papers: Special issue on Gender in Education in Emergencies

Submission deadline: 31 October 2020 Projected publication of this issue of the Journal on Education in Emergencies: July/August 2021 Gender

Call for Submissions: Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020

Deadline 25 September Background The advent of COVID-19 has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for

Don’t miss notifications of new UKFIET web posts

We are changing the way we notify our subscribers about new web posts.  If you receive notification emails from feedproxy