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Education technology and data science for inclusive systems: reflections on conference theme

The 2019 UKFIET conference, 17-19 September, will explore issues through six main parallel themes. Each of these is co-convened by two experts from the Conference Committee. Here they provide a short teaser of what you can expect from their theme. By Patrick Montjouridès, a PhD candidate with the Faculty of Education at the University of […]

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Plenary Speakers Announced

Opening Plenary This year we are pleased to introduce the Hon. Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, the Deputy Minister for Education in Ghana as our keynote speaker.  Dr Adutwum has played a significant role in the transformation of Ghana’s Education system drawing on his vast knowledge and experience from the USA where he ran schools that […]

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Legacies and lessons from Bangladesh’s Primary Education Development Programmes (PEDPs)

This blog was written by Chowdhury Mufad Ahmed, Senior Education Adviser, UNICEF Bangladesh, and Mike Douse, independent International Education/TVET Adviser. The authors will making a presentation entitled ‘Increasingly Inclusive: Bangladesh’s Four Primary Education Development Programmes’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The numbers of children involved, and the amount of funds […]

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Fostering sustained and scaled inclusion through the Speed School model

This blog was written by Dr Joshua Muskin, Senior Director of Programs and Education Team Leader, Geneva Global. He will be presenting at the 2019 UKFIET conference and introduces his theme here. UNESCO estimates there are 64 million out-of-school primary aged children worldwide. Over two million live in Ethiopia and another 700,000-plus in Uganda. Many […]

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