Evidence to Policy Workshop at UKFIET Conference 2019

The Opportunities and Challenges of Translating Evidence into Policy and Practice

This blog was written by Elizabeth Tofaris, University of Cambridge, on behalf of the Impact Initiative for international development research. It was originally posted on the Impact Initiative website on 25th September 2019 and is based on discussions at a workshop at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. The Impact Initiative for […]

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Making disability heterogeneous in Pakistan: A Case for Using the Module on Child Functioning

This blog was written by Muhammad Afzan Munir, a social researcher who is currently working at ITA/ASER Pakistan as a Senior Research Analyst. For the 2019 UKFIET conference, 17 individuals, including Afzan, were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece […]

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Inclusive ways of knowing? Problematising the relationship between research and the design of inclusive education

By Dr Alison Buckler, The Open University, UK; Dr Faith Mkwananzi, The University of the Free State, South Africa; Dr Liz Chamberlain, The Open University, UK; and Ms Caroline Dean, Plan International, UK. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Earlier this year we launched […]

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Ruth Naylor

Getting more female teachers into rural schools: lessons from Malawi to Sierra Leone via UKFIET

By Ruth Naylor, Senior International Consultant with Education Development Trust, and Vice-Chair of the UKFIET 2019 Conference. In the closing panel at this year’s 2019 UKFIET conference, Colin Bangay, Senior Education Advisor for DFID in Sierra Leone, described an innovative approach to bringing young women from rural communities into teaching. I smiled… because I knew […]

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