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UKFIET Conference 2017 Planning Committee: A Call for Nominations

UKFIET Conference 2017 Planning Committee: A Call for Nominations The UKFIET Conference has continued to grow in size and complexity and we have decided to adopt a new conference planning and management structure for 2017. The 2016/17 conference committee will consist of: Conference chair – appointed by the UKFIET trustees Conference manager – this role […]

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John Anderson Obituary

Friends in the international education community will be saddened to learn that John Anderson died on Saturday, February 20.  He was 81.  He worked in Kenya for many years and was an authority on the harambee school (The Struggle for the School is his best-known book) and village polytechnic movements there in the 1960s. John […]

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Agizo, 10, attends NRC’s Education programme at a primary school in Masisi, for children displaced by conflict, in Masisi, North Kivu, DRC.
Copyright: Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children

25 years on – redressing ‘crisis-blind’ approaches to children’s right to education

20th November 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It is a time to look back and celebrate advances in children’s rights over the past quarter of a century. But it is also a time to take stock and recognise the continuing challenges facing children in […]

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