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Learning inequalities widen following COVID-19 school closures in Ethiopia

This blog was written by Janice Kim, Pauline Rose, Dawit T. Tiruneh and Ricardo Sabates from the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge and Tassew Woldehanna, President of Addis Ababa University. This blog ... Read More
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Building back better in education and training? Contested punctuation

This article was written by Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior International Consultant with Education Development Trust and Conference Chair for UKFIET 2021. Here, she reflects on the upcoming September 2021 conference theme and her hopes for the discussions and outcomes of ... Read More
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Shining a much-needed spotlight on the education needs of internally displaced children

This blog was written by Emma Wagner, Education in Emergencies, Policy & Advocacy Adviser at Save the Children. It was originally published on the Save the Children website on 15 April 2021. After a year of the COVID-19 education emergency, ... Read More
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As it Assumes Leadership of the Global Education Agenda, the UK Slashes Its Own Aid to Education

This blog was written by Susannah Hares, Co-Director of Education Policy and Senior Policy Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGDev), and Professor Pauline Rose, Director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge ... Read More
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What next for UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) for education? Cuts and consequences: Uncertainties and opportunities

This article was written by Steve Packer, UKFIET Trustee. In correspondence with Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) ministers (July and November 2020, March 2021), UKFIET has made the case for maintaining the focus of aid on low-income countries (LICs), ... Read More
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Equitable Educational Response: learnings from a radio school programme designed for young learners from marginalised communities in northern Nigeria

This blog was written by Kiki James, CEO, ACE Charity Africa. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit a year ago, it was easy for us to shift gears from our daily activities at Assisting Caring & Empowering (ACE) Africans Charity to ... Read More
Practical and ethical challenges of doing distance research in the Global South during a global pandemic

Practical and ethical challenges of doing distance research in the Global South during a global pandemic

This blog was written by Louise Yorke and Janice Kim, Research Associates at the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge. Yorke is also researcher for the RISE Programme Ethiopia Team and Kim for the World ... Read More

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