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Getting more female teachers into rural schools: lessons from Malawi to Sierra Leone via UKFIET

By Ruth Naylor, Senior International Consultant with Education Development Trust, and Vice-Chair of the UKFIET 2019 Conference. In the closing panel at this year’s 2019 UKFIET conference, Colin Bangay, Senior Education Advisor for DFID in Sierra Leone, described an innovative approach to bringing young women from rural communities into teaching. I smiled… because I knew […]

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Why do internally displaced people get overlooked?

Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior international consultant with Education Development Trust, laments the lack of data on Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Fresh from UKFIET’s Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference on 3rd October 2018, she considers the symbiotic relationship this has with policy and the public perceptions of refugees and IDPs.   I felt extremely […]

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Who teaches refugees?

This blog was written by Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior International Adviser, and Lina Aghajanian, Project Manager, from Education Development Trust. It was originally published on the Education Development Trust website on 23 March 2018 and is reposted here with permission. Lina heads up our work on the ground in both Lebanon and Jordan to improve […]

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Are Girls overtaking Boys in Education?

According to UNESCO’s 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR), the world has achieved gender parity in enrolment at both primary and secondary levels.  Gender disparities remain at the country level, but the number of countries where boys outnumber girls in secondary school is now balanced by the number where girls are in the […]

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