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Enabling Teachers – Interview with Nalini Boodhoo

Interview with Nalini Boodhoo, co-convenor for sub-theme on Enabling Teachers So much is always expected of teachers – no matter where around the globe. However, the context in which teachers are educated and in which they work in low-income countries often makes it more challenging to ensure the best possible cognitive outcomes for students than […]

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Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development – an interview with Amy Parker

Interview with Amy Parker on sub-theme: Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development   What excites you about this theme? ‘Leaving no one behind’ is becoming common currency in the international development sector these days. I have had (and continue to have) the privilege of working on education projects with extremely marginalised groups on the remote Plateau […]

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Sub-themes

Conference Sub-themes announced

There are six sub-themes for the Conference Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development. Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: re-thinking the curriculum Pedagogies for Sustainable Development Enabling Teachers Developing Capabilities for Sustainable Livelihoods Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development See more about the sub-themes and consider submitting an abstract for presentation […]

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Assessment

Interview on sub-theme: Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development

Interview with Rhiannon Moore Co- convenor for sub-theme on Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development What excites you about this sub-theme? Following the media storm around the PISA and TIMSS results which came out in late 2016, I’m particularly excited to see submissions for this theme which look at the opportunities and challenges of […]

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What does the UK Aid Strategy mean for education and development?

The UK Government has released a new aid strategy. That is, a government-wide strategy for aid, not a DFID strategy. The potential advantages and disadvantages of this have been raised elsewhere, as has the stress on “the national interest” throughout the document (see www.cgdev.org/blog/uk-putting-its-own-interests-ahead-poor-its-new-aid-strategy and http://www.simonmaxwell.eu/blog/the-new-uk-aid-strategy-comments-and-questions.html). However, here the focus is on what it means […]

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