A decade of progress on girls’ education in Africa and Asia
It’s now over a decade since I first came across the Girls' Education Challenge (GEC). I had just relocated as DFID (now FCDO) Education Adviser from Zimbabwe to Tanzania in mid-2012, via a long drive through Mozambique and the length of Malawi. On arrival in Dar es Salaam, I was…
Developing responsive and adaptive approaches in support of Adolescent Girls’ Education in Zimbabwe by developing communities of reflective practice – The story of SAGE in Zimbabwe
Within this blog, we reflect upon the progress and impact of embedding reflective practices at scale in Zimbabwe within the Supporting Adolescent Girls’ Education (SAGE)[i] programme’s Accelerated Teaching and Learning (ATL) component, which developed its own communities of reflective practice (CoRPs).
Artificial Intelligence University: The University of the Cyber Age
Growing numbers of universities worldwide are offering programmes in Artificial Intelligence. In this UKFIET Blog, Mike Douse describes a very different kind of higher educational institution: one that is based upon and applies AI in all of its actions.
Food for thought? Evidence from Young Lives sheds new light on the impact of Ethiopia’s PSNP for children’s foundational cognitive skills
New research from Young Lives on foundational cognitive skills provides ground-breaking evidence that children from households benefitting from Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) have better long-term memory and implicit learning skills than children from similar households that do not receive PSNP support.
Localization only succeeds if women and girls are at the center
The international development sector is finally getting on board with the need for localization in their work, and there is growing global recognition that meeting the needs of girls and women in the Global South requires a fundamental shift in the humanitarian system.
It’s high time to rethink existing approaches to educational accountability
A headteacher in England, took her own life after her school was rated “inadequate” in the latest round of inspection conducted by the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills—better known as its acronym Ofsted. Before this shocking tragedy, many surveys already noted an alarming number of teachers…
PEAS Series: 190,000 young people learning more in stronger systems
In 2023, PEAS will support the education of 190,000 young people through our system strengthening work. Today we are launching a blog series on what we have learned so far from working with the governments in Uganda and Zambia.
Education that listens to those most affected by climate change
In this Education for Climate Justice blog series, we bring you new research, case studies and examples of education for climate action from across the globe. We aim to provoke discussion and encourage learning and collaborations that promote environmental and social justice through new models and practices of education. This…