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Catching Up on Lost Learning — Part 1: Applying Accelerated Approaches in Response to COVID-19

Webinar, Tuesday July 28, 9-10:30am EDT, 2-3:30pm UTC or 1-2:30pm BST Organised by Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG) and Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Register in advance for this webinar: (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on joining the webinar.) ******************************************************** The webinar is organized jointly by INEE […]

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Leveraging Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis for Learners with Disabilities: Global Seminar

July 28, 2020 Online/Streaming Live Join live: July 28, 2020 | 8:30 am ET or 2:30 pm BST The world is faced with a global education emergency of unprecedented scale. According to World Bank estimates, the COVID-19 pandemic, at its peak, caused more than 180 countries to mandate temporary school closures, leaving 85 percent […]

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Global Webinar on Domestic Financing of Education

Tuesday 28 July The urgency for collectively addressing domestic financing of education is clear. Worldwide school closures as a result of COVID-19 have already affected the education of over 1.5 billion children. Just as schools start to re-open, the second effect of COVID-19 on education will be felt: an economic crisis that acutely threatens public […]

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RISE Online Presentation Series

15 July – 5 August 2020 In the absence of the RISE Annual Conference, this summer’s Online Presentation Series continues the RISE tradition of gathering emerging scholarship that considers the learning crisis from an education systems perspective. And since we cannot gather in person, we thought this was an opportune time to experiment with the […]

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DFID and FCO Merge: UKFIET Members Contributing to the Transition

The Prime Minister announced on June 16th that the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will merge into a single Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). Since DFID was created, UKFIET members have worked closely with the Department across its initiatives to promote educational development. The new ambition is for […]

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