From exclusion to empowerment: The transformative power of the ‘Advancing Action for Adolescent Girls’ second chance education programme
If a nation's wealth were to be judged, it would not be by its gold reserves, sprawling cities or technological prowess. Instead, it would be by its human capital. Education is the primary tool through which human capital is cultivated and enhanced. For Pakistan, the lack of equal educational opportunities,…
Key takeaways and reflections from Early Childhood Education In Emergencies panel at 2023 UKFIET conference
Conflicts, crises, and climate change have resulted in the displacement of millions of children across the globe. Early childhood education and development (ECED) offers safety, security, and stability for children in crises. Despite its importance, ECED programming in emergencies is not viewed as a central pillar of humanitarian response.
My Perfect Partner: Creative Methods in Relationship Education
Gender based violence (GBV) is a global issue which affects people of all ages. Education is key to preventing GBV, and school-based interventions can be an important way to raise awareness and prevent dating and relationship violence and GBV amongst young people.
Assessment: the forgotten component in large scale teacher professional development?
Much attention has been given to the assessment of learning at school and university. Reflecting this increased focus on this area, Teacher Professional Development (TPD) programmes include considerable support to teachers to improve how they use assessment , but how much thought is given to the design and evaluation of…
Prioritising rights, equity and inclusion for marginalised groups in TVET
Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) plays a vital role in enhancing labour market outcomes and facilitating social integration and mobility of marginalised groups, helping them transition from precarious livelihoods and employment situations to formal employment and decent work.
Mapping research on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy in sub-Saharan Africa contexts – where are the publications?
Ensuring the quality of learning is paramount for every child’s development and success. Yet, in Africa, one in five children of primary-school age is not enrolled in formal school, and only one in five children reaches the minimum level of proficiency by the end of primary education.