Author Archive | Sharon Tao

Education System Actors

Strengthening inclusive practice of education system actors: What we can expect to see at the conference in September

The 2019 UKFIET conference, 17-19 September, will explore issues through six main parallel themes. Each of these is co-convened by two experts from the Conference Committee. Here they provide a short teaser of what you can expect from their theme. By Dr Sharon Tao, Senior Gender and Inclusion Technical Adviser for Cambridge Education, and Lizzi […]

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Girls’ education is improving, but not for all

By Dr Sharon Tao, Gender and Inclusion Adviser for Cambridge Education and UKFIET Executive Committee member. This blog was originally written for UNICEF and posted on 16 April 2018. Reposted with permission. UNICEF has commissioned 10 papers by leading researchers and practitioners to stimulate debate around educational challenges in Eastern and Southern Africa: a region […]

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What is a UNICEF Think Piece? UNICEF is commissioning a series of Think Pieces that aim to promote fresh and cutting-edge thinking on how to improve the quality of education in Eastern and Southern Africa. These will be short, engaging and provocative pieces that stimulate debate and challenge the status quo on a variety of […]

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Enabling Teachers- Interview with Sharon Tao sub-theme co-convenor

Interview with Sharon Tao, co-convenor for sub-theme on Enabling Teachers   What excites you about this theme? There are many interesting topics and areas to explore regarding sustainable development and teachers, however I am particularly looking forward to stimulating reflection and action regarding the sustainability of professional development programmes for teachers. In my research and […]

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