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Thoughts on the UKFIET 2017 Conference Theme

Interview with Freda Wolfenden, Chair of Conference Committee and Deputy Chair of UKFIET Executive Committee I’ve spent most of my professional life teaching in various contexts and drawing motivation from my work with learners, so I’m particularly excited that the focus for this year’s UKFIET conference is teaching and learning. As the global education discourse […]

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Conference Sub-themes announced

There are six sub-themes for the Conference Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development. Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: re-thinking the curriculum Pedagogies for Sustainable Development Enabling Teachers Developing Capabilities for Sustainable Livelihoods Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development See more about the sub-themes and consider submitting an abstract for presentation […]

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Sub-themes for 2017 Conference

2017 Conference Theme – Learning and Teaching for Sustainable Development: Curriculum, Cognition and Context

What is taught and learned form the backbone of education’s contribution to sustainable development. It is through the construction of curricula that knowledge, skills, attitudes and values are prioritised and become the basis for teaching. Crucial here too is the rise of attention to what individuals and communities value in terms of a set of […]

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Your chance to comment on the first draft of the International Panel of Social Progress (IPSP), “Rethinking Society for the 21st Century”,

The first draft of the report of the International Panel of Social Progress (IPSP), “Rethinking Society for the 21st Century“, is now out! We welcome comments on the online platform Please comment, circulate and advertise widely. The report is a product of a two-year international initiative. It is the first comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art […]

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