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BAICE Special Announcement – additional grants for UKFIET conference released

June 13, 2023

BAICE has launched a scheme to support attendance at the September UKFIET conference. BAICE is offering a £200 contribution to students, early career researchers within 5 years of the award of their PhD, or colleagues on fixed-term contracts of 24 months or less. There are fifteen grants available. To apply,…

Seeking new Trustees

May 31, 2023

UKFIET is looking to appoint up to five new trustees.

CuratED, IIEP-UNESCO’s monthly alert of resources on educational planning and management

May 17, 2023

The UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) Library has launched a new monthly e-alert, CuratED. The alert highlights a selection of recent online resources on educational planning and management: articles, reports, blogs, events, and more.

Call for proposals: Spotlight report series on basic education completion and foundational learning in Africa

Global Education Monitoring ReportThe Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, in partnership with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), is working on a new regional report on Africa, the Spotlight series, which will focus on universal basic education completion and foundational learning. Over the next three years, the Spotlight series will cover a dozen countries per year: of these, four focus countries (one per region: West, Central, South and East) will be covered in depth, while eight countries (two per region) will offer additional insights. Click here to learn more about the Spotlight series. 

We have put out requests for proposals to support the country research in: 

With the aim of stimulating evidence-based and strategic dialogue with stakeholders at country level, this research will serve as a key input to a regional report on basic education and foundational learning in Africa. As such, the objective of the country work is to: engage in consultation;  collect data and other evidence;  undertake fieldwork research; and produce a brief and accessible report.

The RFPs outline the process in detail. Kindly note that a proposal should be submitted by e-mail no later than close of business (18:00 Central European time) on 17 May 2021. The e-mail, not exceeding 5MB, should be addressed to