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Call for Submissions from African innovators: Harnessing the Capacity of ICT to ensure Inclusion, Quality and Impact in Education and Training in Africa

African Union Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2019 Deadline for Submissions: 30th April 2019 Background Education and training remain the bedrock for human empowerment, inclusive prosperity and progressive development. However, this education has to be accessed by all, under all circumstances, including refugees and displaced persons; it must be of highest possible quality, included well […]

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‘Problematising inclusive education systems’ – Interview with Amy Parker on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme co-convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘Problematising inclusive education systems’: Amy Parker, Portfolio Lead for the DFID-funded Leave No Girl Behind programme, which aims to support interventions for highly marginalised, adolescent girls who are out of school. Amy is co-convening this theme with Elizabeth Walton, who has also given […]

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‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’ – Interview with Kate Radford on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme co-convenor of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘Education technology and data science for inclusive systems’: Kate Radford, Programme Director – Can’t Wait to Learn, War Child Holland. Kate is co-convening this theme with Patrick Montjouridés, who has also given an interview on his thoughts and expectations for the theme. What […]

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Call from USAID on Basic Education Innovations for Displaced Youth

In November 2018, USAID launched a new Education Policy. It lays out key priorities, including improving education outcomes for displaced school-aged children. New funding opportunities are available through the USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) programme. DIV is USAID’s open innovation programme to test and scale breakthrough solutions to any global development problem. DIV empowers anyone, […]

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‘Education financing for global equity and inclusion’ – Interview on 2019 UKFIET conference theme

Interview with theme convenors of one of six 2019 UKFIET conference themes, ‘Education financing for global equity and inclusion’: Bronwen Magrath, Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Comparative and International Education and Programme Officer for the International Education Funders Group, and Moses Oketch, Professor of International Education Policy and Development at the […]

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