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2015 UKFIET plenary session

History of UKFIET: 30 years of international education and development conferences

In 1979, two Birmingham businessmen, the Ozanne brothers, decided to launch a new education journal, the International Journal of Educational Development, to fill a perceived niche in the market. They were concerned about the cynicism that they encountered in developing countries with regard to the so-called ‘experts’ who arrived for brief visits and then felt […]

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2019 IIEP Strategic Debates ‘Breaking barriers in education’

Education for 21st century children Wednesday, February 13, 2019 4pm – 6pm (CEST) Where: IIEP-UNESCO auditorium 7-9 rue Eugene Delacroix, 75116 Paris This event will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation into French (only in English via livestream). The next IIEP Strategic Debate on how education systems can respond to the changing nature of childhood in […]

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RTE and UNESCO publish right to education handbook

Adapted from a feature published on the Right to Education Initiative website on 24th January 2019. To mark the first ever International Day of Education on 24th January 2019, the Right to Education Initiative (RTE) in collaboration with UNESCO, published the Right to education handbook—the most comprehensive resource on the right to education to date—which […]

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