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The canvas was commissioned by the author, Cyril Owen Brandt on Kinshasa's art market and represents aspects that occurred in his research. It was drawn by Aundu Kiala.

Do we know enough about internally displaced people to include them within education systems?

This blog was written by Cyril Owen Brandt, a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp. “Why do internally displaced people get overlooked?”, Ruth Naylor asked in a recent blog for UKFIET. Reflecting on widespread contemporary anti-immigration sentiments, she concluded that “IDPs are overlooked because they are less likely to arrive […]

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Building bridges, not walls – Lessons from the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on migration and displacement

This article was written by Christine Fenning, Researcher with Mokoro, and originally posted on the Mokoro website on 19th December 2018. On 20 November 2018 the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report was launched in London at an event hosted by UKFIET, along with BAICE, with approximately 150 people attending. Other launch events happened on the same day in Berlin, […]

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From Promises to Action: Education and disability in the Global South

15 March 2019 10:00 – 18:30, Cambridge This event provides an opportunity to critically engage with how we can deliver “inclusive and equitable quality education” (Sustainable Development Goal, 4) for children with disabilities. Speakers, drawing on empirical insights, will explore the complexities and dilemmas encountered, as well as the opportunities in providing education for children […]

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Philanthropy in Education in South Africa: A space for learning and collaboration

31 January – 1 February 2019, Johannesburg As part of the Philanthropy in Education (PiE) series, the Zenex Foundation, NORRAG and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), are organising a roundtable discussion to bring together philanthropies, implementing partners, researchers and government representative to discuss the experience and approaches used by philanthropic organisations to support improving education […]

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Innovation: then what?

5 December, 5.30pm, London An event hosted by Cambridge Education in partnership with the Open University Complex development challenges require innovative solutions. But innovation is only the first step. How do you scale it, sustain it, and support its evolution? Bangladesh’s English in Action programme is widely recognised as one of the most successful teacher […]

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