Author Archive | Keith Lewin

University of Ghana students listen to their political science professor, Dr. Evans Aggrey-Darkoh in Accra, Ghana on October 14, 2015. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

Peak aid and time for something different: sustainable financing for education

This blog was written by Keith Lewin, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the UKFIET Trustees. The author will be making a presentation entitled ‘Financing, Fallacies and Futures beyond 2020: Is Aid to Education Fit for Purpose’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education […]

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Learning matters – reactions to the World Development Report 2018

In this video, Keith Lewin, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the UKFIET Board of Trustees, shares his reactions to the World Bank’s World Development Report (WDR) 2018 ‘Learning to Realize Education’s Promise’. Keith starts by welcoming the WDR2018’s focus on education and learning. He makes […]

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Learning Matters and the World Development Report 2018

This blog was written by Keith M Lewin, Chair of the UKFIET Board of Trustees, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex “Learning to Realize Education’s Promise” is the first time the World Bank has devoted an entire 240-page World Development Report (WDR) to education and learning. It is surprising […]

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Christopher Colclough

It is with great sadness that UKFIET has learnt that Chris Colclough passed on after a short illness. Chris contributed seminally to the field of education and development since joining the Institute of Development Studies in the 1970s. He has been a stalwart of UKFIET and the Oxford Conference since their inception and most recently […]

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Making space for more and better aid to education

This blog was originally posted on the World Education Blog of the Global Education Monitoring Report on the 9 June 2017. Reposted with permission. The latest policy paper from the GEM Report provides a stark reminder that trends in aid to education mean there is still a long journey to travel to deliver access to […]

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