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Why do internally displaced people get overlooked?

Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior international consultant with Education Development Trust, laments the lack of data on Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Fresh from UKFIET’s Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference on 3rd October 2018, she considers the symbiotic relationship this has with policy and the public perceptions of refugees and IDPs.   I felt extremely […]

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Highlights from London launch of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on migration and displacement: Building bridges, not walls

UKFIET, along with BAICE, hosted the London launch event of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report on Tuesday 20th November. This tied in with other launch events happening globally on the same day (e.g. Berlin, Bangkok and Nairobi), and up to 60 events happening over the next month (including in Scotland). The main focus […]

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New research addresses global teaching crisis

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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Reflections on the global education movement

This blog written by David Archer, Head of Participation and Public Services at ActionAid, and UKFIET Trustee. It was originally posted on the ActionAid website on 12 November 2018. Hundreds of activists from the education movement around the world are gathering this week in Nepal for the World Assembly of the Global Campaign for Education […]

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Gender and Inclusion in Education in Emergencies. Tension and confrontation: just as we hoped

Sharon Tao, Senior Education and Gender Adviser at Cambridge Education, reflects on the success of UKFIET’s recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference, in particular the thematic strand of Gender and Inclusion. Even if nobody stuck to the script… When we got together to organise the UKFIET Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference […]

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