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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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Highlights from London launch of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report on migration and displacement: Building bridges, not walls

UKFIET, along with BAICE, hosted the London launch event of the 2019 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report on Tuesday 20th November. This tied in with other launch events happening globally on the same day (e.g. Berlin, Bangkok and Nairobi), and up to 60 events happening over the next month (including in Scotland). The main focus […]

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Palestine refugee  students on their first day in UNRWA schools in the second semester in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Sarraj

UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Launch – SCOTLAND

Migration, Displacement and Education: Building Bridges not Walls. Thursday, 22 November 2018 5:30 PM – 7:00PM Paterson’s Land G1 School of Education, University of Edinburgh EH8 8AG The 2019 GEM Report is set to launch on 20 November 2018. This third report in the GEM Report series will continue its assessment of progress towards the […]

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Reflections on the global education movement

This blog written by David Archer, Head of Participation and Public Services at ActionAid, and UKFIET Trustee. It was originally posted on the ActionAid website on 12 November 2018. Hundreds of activists from the education movement around the world are gathering this week in Nepal for the World Assembly of the Global Campaign for Education […]

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