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History of UKFIET: 30 years of international education and development conferences

In 1979, two Birmingham businessmen, the Ozanne brothers, decided to launch a new education journal, the International Journal of Educational Development, to fill a perceived niche in the market. They were concerned about the cynicism that they encountered in developing countries with regard to the so-called ‘experts’ who arrived for brief visits and then felt […]

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Tracking the educational progress of children with disabilities

This blog was written by Dr Ricardo Sabates and Dr Nidhi Singal from the Faculty of Education and members of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge. They would like to thank the ASER Pakistan team, especially Baela Raza Jamil, Sahar Saeed and Afzan Munir. Regular monitoring of children’s school […]

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RTE and UNESCO publish right to education handbook

Adapted from a feature published on the Right to Education Initiative website on 24th January 2019. To mark the first ever International Day of Education on 24th January 2019, the Right to Education Initiative (RTE) in collaboration with UNESCO, published the Right to education handbook—the most comprehensive resource on the right to education to date—which […]

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