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Rethinking the Education Workforce: Making the Invisible Visible

This blog was written after the 2021 UKFIET conference by the co-convenors of one of the six conference themes: Rethinking the Education Workforce. The co-convenors are Claire Hedges, Senior Programme Manager at the International Development Office of The Open University; ...
Two teenage girls at their classroom window, Niger.

Helping Current and Future Adolescent Girls Requires Bailing Out the Boat but Also Fixing the Hole

This blog was written by Michelle Kaffenberger, Kirsty Newman and Marla Spivack from the RISE Programme Directorate. It was originally published on the RISE Programme website on 29 September 2021. Guaranteeing quality education for every girl requires a two-pronged approach: ...
South Sudanese volunteers assess a child's reading

Access to and learning outcomes from early childhood education: equity considerations for refugees and non-refugees in Uganda

This blog was written by Bea Simpson, PhD (Education) student at the University of Cambridge; Mary Goretti Nakabugo (PhD), Executive Director of Uwezo Uganda; and Ricardo Sabates, Professor of Education and International Development at the Faculty of Education, University of ...
seedling plant with cross section of soil showing roots beneath. Text alongside reads: We cannot wander at pleasure among the educational systems of the world, like a child strolling through a garden and pick off a flower from one bush and some leaves from another, and then expect that if we stick what we have gathered in soil at home, we shall have a living plant.

Interrogating the question ‘what works?’

This blog was written by Angela W Little, Professor Emerita, UCL Institute of Education, and UKFIET Trustee. This blog extends an earlier discussion of the report by the Global Education Evidence Advisory Panel (GEEAP): Cost-effective Approaches to Improve Global Learning ...
female teacher laughing with children in the classroom, Sierra Leone

From the community and for the community: Newly qualified female teachers in Sierra Leone

This blog was written by Dr Deborah Cooper, Lecturer International Education, Open University. “I call them to study because I have light in my house.” Sometimes somebody tells you something and the words immediately conjure up a picture in your ...
A teacher in a class of boys in Rwanda

World Teachers’ Day: Addressing teaching quality in Rwandan secondary education

This blog was written by Laterite and the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge. Both are learning partners for the Mastercard Foundation’s Leaders in Teaching initiative. The Leaders in Teaching learning partnership, funded ...
Sign reading ‘Teaching is a work of the heart’ on the wall of Freetown Teacher’s College, Sierra Leone.

Adapting interventions to strengthen teaching quality during the COVID-19 pandemic: Experience of the Girls’ Education Challenge in Afghanistan, Ghana and Sierra Leone

This blog was written by: Monazza Aslam (OPERA), Phoebe Downing (REAL Centre, University of Cambridge), Romanshi Gupta (Tetra Tech), Shenila Rawal (OPERA), Pauline Rose (REAL Centre, University of Cambridge) and Katie Stewart (Tetra Tech). Improving the quality of teaching through ...

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