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Learning Spaces in Africa

Learning Spaces in Africa – Book launch

Learning Spaces in Africa Critical Histories to 21st Century Challenges and Change Ola Uduku Manchester School of Architecture  Monday 19 November 12:30pm Blackwells bookshop, University of Manchester With a key UN Sustainable Development Goal for 2030 being to make basic education available to all the world’s children, Learning Spaces in Africa explores the architectural, sociopolitical […]

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Gender and Inclusion in Education in Emergencies. Tension and confrontation: just as we hoped

Sharon Tao, Senior Education and Gender Adviser at Cambridge Education, reflects on the success of UKFIET’s recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference, in particular the thematic strand of Gender and Inclusion. Even if nobody stuck to the script… When we got together to organise the UKFIET Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference […]

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Competition launched for young researchers using survey data to explore equity in education

Student researchers using data from a household survey assessing children’s basic skills are being invited to share their findings to win a place at an international conference in Pakistan. The People’s Action for Learning (PAL) Network has teamed up with the REAL Centre at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge, to launch the 2019 Student Paper Competition in recognition of […]

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Schools in Kabkabiya 
11 December 2012. Kabkabiya: Students taking classes in one of the old rooms in poor conditions of the Al Salam Basic School for Girls in Kabkabiya, North Darfur. The UNAMID Rwandan Battalion 31 built 2 new classes for the center as a Quick Impact Project in 2011.

This school has over 2,000 students (mostly residents in camps for Internally Displaced Persons). Many students don't have proper conditions to take classes yet and more concrete buildings are needed. Most of the classes are currently attended by over 100 students each and there is no chairs and tables for everyone.

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.

Resources from Recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference

Colleagues from across the UKFIET network recently organised an event in collaboration with Cambridge Education, held in their offices in Cambridge, on 3rd October 2018. This one-day conference focused on Education for Children Affected by Emergencies and aimed to showcase UK knowledge and expertise in this area, promote dialogue and build partnerships for the generation […]

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