A teacher engages students through play in the classroom in Zambia

How “leaders of practice” lead educational change in Zambia

This blog was written by Anna C. Murru, Partnership Manager at VVOB and based in Lusaka, Zambia, in the run-up to her participation at the UKFIET conference’s symposium titled ‘Beyond the frontline: strengthening instructional leadership and agency at the middle ...
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Build Forward Better: how to prepare now to respond more effectively to crises’ impact on education

This article was written by Bushra Zulfiqar, Global Education Director & Emma Wagner, Head of Education Policy & Advocacy, Save the Children. It was originally published on the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report’s World Education Blog on 6 September 2021 ...
Diagram illustrating the Ed Tech Framework with key points of Employers and Policy Makers. Other members of the framework are: students, school leaders, Academic Research Boards, Educational Institutions, Teachers, Local leaders/politicians, Parents/Family/Community, Accreditation bodies, Government, NGOs/CSOs, Technology providers, PD Facilitators, Funders, Researchers, Edtech Startups, Content providers

Why EdTech frameworks aren’t enough

This article was written by Akanksha Bapna, Senior Research Fellow; Susan Nicolai, Director of Research; and Sam Wilson, Research Assistant; all with the EdTech Hub and based at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world ...
VET Africa 4.0 team under a tree at Rhodes University 2019

VET Africa 4.0: Integrating Community Research Praxis

This article was written by David Monk, Centre for Community Based Research and Lifelong Learning, Faculty of Education and Humanities, Gulu University; Palesa Molebatsi, Centre for Researching Education and Labour (REAL Centre), University of the Witwatersrand; Luke Metelerkamp, Environmental Learning ...
Boys in rural classroom in Mali

Sightsavers Pushes for Inclusive Education in Mali

This article was written by Nina Eddinger and published in the Borgen Magazine Good News section on 17 August 2021. About 2.2 million people in Mali live with a disability. In lower-income countries like Mali, a main struggle the disabled ...
School girls in class in Columbia

Lessons from school reopening in Colombia

Pablo Jaramillo Quintero shares reflections and takeaways from Alianza Educativa’s experience of reopening their schools in Bogotá, Colombia. Alianza Educativa is a non-profit that runs 11 charter schools serving more than 11,500 underprivileged students in Bogotá, Colombia. Pablo Jaramillo Quintero ...
Conference delegates sitting on grass at lunchtime in the sunshine of the quod at Examination Schools

What to expect from the 2021 UKFIET conference

The biennial UKFIET Conference takes place 13-17 September 2021. The theme this year is ‘Building Back Better in Education and Training: Reimagining, Reorienting and Redistributing’. The programme is now available along with details of the keynote speakers and format of ...

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